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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Shields
Added: Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
2 sticks butter
4 tbsp. cocoa
1 cup water
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk mixed with 1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla

Frosting:
1 box powdered sugar, sifted
4 tbsp. cocoa
6 tbsp. whole milk
1 stick butter

Directions:
Directions:
For Cake:
Melt together butter, cocoa and water in saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove from heat and pour over:
flour, sugar, eggs, buttermilk mixed with soda and vanilla. Mix well until all ingredients are smooth. Pour onto greased jelly roll baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes in a pre-heated 375 degree oven.

For Frosting:
Bring butter and cocoa to a boil; add milk, a little at a time. (DO THIS OFF THE STOVE) Mix with powdered sugar until smooth. Spread over cooled cake. Cut into small squares.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake is very rich and small servings are perfect after a meal. It's terrific for a family picnic or potluck.

 

 

 

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