Bucky Covington's 10 Layer Cake
Cook Time: 1 hr 45 min | Yield: Varies
For the cake:
- 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 1/3 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the frosting:
- 3 cups sugar
- 4 tablesppons cocoa, unsweetened
- 1 cup evaporated milk
- 2 sticks margarine
Cake: Combine flour, sugar and baking soda. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
Spray 9-inch cake pans with non-vegetable spray (PAM). Spread 1/2 cup batter in pan and bake at 325 degrees about 10 minutes. Use a spatula to loosen layers when you remove from oven. DO NOT COOL IN PANS.
Repeat this step until you have baked all 10 layers.
Frosting: Combine sugar and cocoa. Add milk and margarine and let come to a boil. Boil about 5 minutes (soft-ball stage when dropped in water). Frost cake while frosting is hot. Use about 5 soup spoons of frosting for each layer. Frost sides of cake before frosting top.