Chocolate Sheath Cake

Chocolate Sheath Cake Recipe

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Chuck Massey


This is Moms recipe. I have eaten this since I was a child. I love it especially with a great big ol glass of ice cold milk!


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  • 2 c
  • 2 stick
  • 2 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1C c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
    eggs - slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
  • 1 stick
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 box
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Chocolate Sheath Cake


  1. Sift sugar and flour together. In a sauce pan, mix the butter, cocoa and water bringing to a rapid boil. Pour over flour and sugar mixture and stir until well mixed. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda cinnamon and vanilla. Mix well and pour into a greased pan that's at least 1/4" and bake at 400* in preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  2. Begin making about 5 minutes before the cake is done.
  3. Melt butter, cocoa and buttermilk together and bring to a rapid boil. Remove from heat and add 1 box of powdered sugar, vanilla and pecans. Beat well with spoon and spread on the cake while it's hot.

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Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Hashtag: #sheath

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