Monster Truck Cake Recipe
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Serves: 10-15
For the Cake:
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 2½ cups self-rising flour (or use 2½ cups all-purpose flour + 2½ teaspoons baking powder + 1¼ teaspoon salt + ¾ teaspoon baking soda)
For the Sauce:
  • 1⅓ cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 8 tablespoons butter
For the Cake
  1. In a stand mixer (or using hand mixer) cream together sugar, butter and vanilla for the cake.
  2. Add eggs, beating well after each addition.
  3. Then slowly add buttermilk and flour, alternating.
  4. Pour batter into a 12x18 Sheet Cake Pan, lined with parchment paper or buttered and floured.
  5. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes. Depending on how your oven cooks, stick a toothpick in the center to see if it comes out clean. If not, continue baking, being careful to check every two-three minutes for doneness.
For the sauce
  1. Mix together sugar and cocoa.
  2. Then whisk in milk and vanilla, and add butter.
  3. Stir over medium heat until slightly thickened.
  4. Pour warm sauce over the cake letting it drip over the sides.
Recipe by Faithful Provisions at