Sheath Cake

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Sheath Cake – A book of Favorite Recipes compiled by Glenwood Jaycettes of Glenwood Arkansas – Phyllis Oblander

2 c. flour

2 c. sugar

Pinch salt

½ cup butter

½ cup shortening

4 T cocoa

1 c. water

½ cup buttermilk

2 eggs (well beaten)

1 t soda

1 t cinnamon

1 t vanilla

Mix flour, salt and sugar and put to one side. Put in saucepan the butter, shortening, cocoa, water, and buttermilk. Bring to a boil; pour over dry mixture and mix well. Add eggs, soda, cinnamon and 1-teaspoon vanilla. Mix well and pour in greased pan (9×13). Bake 35 min at 350 degrees.


½ c. butter

4 T cocoa

6 T Milk

1 box (16oz) powdered sugar

1 t. vanilla

1 c. pecans

Bring ½ cup butter, cocoa and milk to a boil. Pour over powdered sugar; add vanilla and nuts. Mix well and pour on cake while hot.

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