Bucky Covington's 10 Layer Cake

Bucky says this cake is so rich, you can't finish one slice! But he'll try.

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Cook Time: 1 hr 45 min | Yield: Varies

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

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