Almond Joy Cake

Almond Joy Cake

Almond Joy Cake

Almond Joy Cake


This is a wonderful sponge cake. It is very light, but also a very rich cake.
Batter Ingredients:
  • 2 sticks margarine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup buttermilk*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Topping Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Pet milk
  • 24 large marshmallows
  • 1 14-ounce package coconut
Icing Ingredients:
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 stick margarine
  • ½ cup Pet milk
  • 1 package chocolate chips

Cake Batter:
  1. In a saucepan, mix together 2 sticks margarine, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup water, 4 tablespoons cocoa and bring to a boil. Set aside until cooled.
  2. Mix together the 2 cups flour and baking soda and add the boiled mixture, beaten eggs, buttermilk and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  3. Mix well. The mixture will be thin but it will make a spongy cake.
  4. Spray an oblong cake pan with cooking spray and pour the mixture into the pan.
  5. Bake at 350 until it starts to pull away from the sides (aproximately 30 minutes).
  1. While cake is baking, mix 1 cup Pet milk and 24 marshmallows in a saucepan and heat until the marshmallows melt. When marshmallows have melted, add the coconut. Pour over the hot cake.
  1. Bring to a boil 1-1/2 cups sugar, 1 stick of margarine and ½ cup Pet milk until the margarine and sugar melt and mix well. Remove from heat and add 1 package chocolate chips.
  2. Pour over cake and serve. Delicious !!
  3. *Buttermilk substitution: Combine 1 cup milk and 1 tablespoon lemon juice or 1 tablespoon vinegar and let stand for 5 minutes. Use as buttermilk in any recipe.


About LindaS

Love to cook and share my culinary experiences. This blog is filled with recipes that were used by my mother and grandmother for 60 years or more. Lived in Dallas, Texas my entire life.
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