“I got this recipe from Paula Deen's cooking show today. I just had to share, it looks so good! On the show, they said it could be for any occasion. If it's for xmas, it's suggested to decorate the top with hollies.”
READY IN:
3hrs
SERVES:
16-20
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cake:.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream the sugar and butter, beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time and mix.
  5. Mix cocoa and food coloring together and then add to sugar mixture; mix well.
  6. Sift together flour and salt.
  7. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternating with buttermilk.
  8. Blend in vanilla.
  9. In a small bowl, combine baking soda and vinegar and add to mixture.
  10. Pour batter into 3 (8-inch) round greased and floured pans.
  11. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  12. Remove from heat and cool completely before frosting.
  13. Icing:.
  14. Blend cream cheese and butter together in a mixing bowl.
  15. Add marshmallows and sugar and blend.
  16. Fold in coconut and nuts.
  17. Spread between layers and on top and sides of cooled cake.
  18. Bon appétit!

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