June 1, 2009

Smith Island Cake

Posted in Great Recipes tagged , at 8:43 pm by thealligatorpurse

Here’s a yummy cake, I’m still learning how to make it, but if you’re ever in Smith Island, stop in for a real one…

Ingredients:

Chocolate Cake mix + additional Ingredients to make according to the box

Make the cake mix, grease and flour as many 9-inch cake pans as will fit into your oven.  Fill each pan with about 3/4 cup of mix, spread around to the edges of the pan. 

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Bake for 8 minutes.  Take out, cool for a few minutes in the pan, then invert onto a cooling rack.  Cool completely.

Make 8 layers.

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Icing: My friend Vicki’s Yummy Buttercream

1 pound softened butter

2 cups Crisco

2 tsp. vanilla

2 dashes of salt

6 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup Milnot

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Cream butter and Crisco.  Add vanilla and salt.  Add powdered sugar slowly.  Once it’s all mixed in, add the Milnot and whip for 5 minutes.

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Layer the cake, then icing, then crushed Oreos until you’re at the top layer of cake. 

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Once it’s all layered, ice completely and decorate however you want. 

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 This cake was decorated for our worship director’s birthday.

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