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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Michelle Thompson
Added: Tuesday, January 6, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 sticks butter
4 T. cocoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in saucepan. Add cocoa and water,bring to a rapid boil,pour over flour and sugar that have been sifted together. Mix well. add buttermilk,eggs,slightly beaten,soda,cinnamon and vanilla. Mix and pour into a large jelly roll pan,greased. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes.

Begin making icing 5 minutes before cake is done.

Icing

1 stick butter
4 T. cocoa
6 T. milk
Mix all above and bring to a boil. Then add 1 lb. of powdered sugar. 1 tsp. vanilla,1 cup nuts,optional. Beat well with mixer and spread on cake while still hot.

 

 

 

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