Don't Overbake Your Chocolate Cake
You can't rely on just looking at a chocolate cake. It doesn't brown like a
white or yellow cake will. By the time the cake pulls away from the sides of the
pan it is overbaked.
Cocoa has a drying effect on cake batters. So be careful when baking.
Chocolate Almond Joy Cake
1 box chocolate cake mix
3/4 C. milk
24 large marshmallows
1 8 oz. can coconut
1 C. slivered almonds
Mix cake as directed, bake in 9 x 13 or 10 x 15 pan. Heat milk; add marshmallows
and stir until melted. Add coconut. Spread coconut mix on cake. Sprinkle with
almonds. Bake for 35 - 40 minutes until cake is done. Frost with chocolate
1 C. sugar
1/2 C. butter
1/4 C. water
16 large marshmallows
1/2 C. chocolate chips
Bring sugar, butter, and water to a boil. Remove from heat, stir in marshmallows
and chocolate chips, stir until melted. Cool.
Stir occasionally until spreading consistency. Spread over coconut filling.