Total Time
55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is an amazing cake that is really easy. It tastes like a giant ho-ho! It is very sweet and goes great with coffee. It has basic ingredients and presents very very well. I got it from a TOH in '04.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions using water, oil and eggs.
  2. Pour batter into greased and floured 9 x 13 pan. After baking, let cool completely before inverting onto wire rack.
  3. For filling, cream butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Heat milk to 140° and add to creamed mixture.
  5. Beat until sugar is dissolved, then stir in vanilla.
  6. Split cake into two horizontal layers, spread filling over bottom cake layer. Top with remaining cake layer.
  7. For glaze, combine sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly.
  8. Cook and stir until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla.
  9. Cool until lukewarm, spread over cake. Let stand.
  10. Serve or refrigerate.

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