Funny Cake

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Funny Cake

  • 1 refrigerated pie crust
  • 1/2 cup Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour*
  • 1/2 cup milk

Chocolate Layer

  • *Spoon & Sweep method: Use a spoon to fill measuring cup with flour until required amount is obtained. Scooping measuring cup directly into flour bag will firmly pack flour resulting in too much flour required for recipe.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Unroll pie crust and place in 9-inch pie plate. Crimp edges and refrigerate until needed.
  2. Mix sugar and butter in a large bowl until creamy. Add egg and extracts and mix again.
  3. Add salt, baking powder, and half of flour and beat on low speed until mixed in.
  4. Add remaining flour and milk and mix again. Pour batter into prepared pie crust.
  5. Stir together sugar and cocoa powder. Add hot water and vanilla and stir until dissolved.
  6. Slowly pour chocolate mixture over cake batter.
  7. Gently place pie plate in oven and bake 35-38 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in cake center comes out mostly clean.
  8. Remove and let cool on wire rack. Serve slices with whipped cream and sliced almonds.
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Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Jocelyn Brubaker @InsideBruCrewLife.

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