CHOCOLATE SHEATH CAKE

Chocolate Sheath Cake Recipe

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Marlene York

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This is one of the richest cakes I've ever made/eaten. If you like chocolate overload, this is it. There's nothing light or "diet" about it.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
24
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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2 c
all purpose flour, sifted
2 c
granulated sugar
2 stick
unsalted butter, divided
1 c
vegetable oil
1 c
water
1/2 c
cocoa, divided
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 box
confectioners' sugar, sifted
6 Tbsp
milk

How to Make CHOCOLATE SHEATH CAKE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

    FOR THE CAKE:

    In a large heat-proof bowl, mix all purpose flour and granulated sugar. Set aside.
  • 2In double boiler, bring 1 stick of butter, vegetable oil, water and 1/4 cup cocoa to a boil. Stir well. Mix hot mixture into flour-sugar mixture. Add eggs, buttermilk, cinnamon, baking soda and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  • 3Pour batter into a 9" x 13" pan which has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until it tests done. Let cool 5-10 minutes before icing.
  • 4FOR THE ICING:

    Sift together confectioners' sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. While cake cools, in a double boiler, melt 1 stick butter. Add confectioners' sugar-cocoa to the melted butter and mix well. Slowly add about 6 tablespoons of milk for a smooth consistency. Pour icing evenly over partially cooled cake. Cool completely.

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About CHOCOLATE SHEATH CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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