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Carrie Miller's Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Carrie Miller's Chocolate Sheet Cake, by , is from A Bun In the Oven , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Terry Wasson
Added: Sunday, February 8, 2009


2 c. sugar
2 c. flour
2 sticks butter
1 c. water
5 tbsp. cocoa
1/2 c buttermilk
1 tsp soda
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

4 tbsp. cocoa
6 tbsp. milk
1 stick butter
nuts, toasted and chopped

Combine and set aside the 2 cups of sugar and 2 cups flour. Combine and let boil, the 2 sticks butter, 1 cup water, and the 5 tbsp. cocoa. When mixture comes to a boil pour it over the first mixture then add the buttermilk, soda, eggs and vanilla. Pour into a greased and floured jelly roll pan and bake at 350 until done, about 25 to 30 minutes. For icing bring cocoa, milk and butter to a boil. Take off heat. Add 1 box of powdered sugar (which is about 3 3/4 c.) and chopped nuts. Place on cake while still warm.




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