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Noreta's Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Noreta's Chocolate Sheet Cake, by , is from Godwin Family Reunion Cookbook 2007, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Noreta Henderson
Added: Monday, January 15, 2007


2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 stick butter
1/2 cup Crisco
4 tbsp cocoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp soda
1 tsp vanilla

Sift together 2 cups flour and 2 cups sugar in large bowl and set aside.

Combine 1 stick butter, 1/2 cup Crisco, 4 tablespoons cocoa, and 1 cup of water. Put in sauce pan and bring to a rapid boil, then pour over flour and sugar mixture. Mix well.

Add 1/2 cup buttermilk, 2 slightly-beaten eggs, 1 teaspoon soda, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix well and pour into greased pan and bake about 35 minutes or more, if needed.

(Also see Chocolate Sheet Cake Icing)

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of my sister Noreta's most-requested recipes!

- Peggy




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