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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jana O'Brien
Added: Saturday, April 4, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 stick butter
1/2 cup crisco
4 tbsp cocoa
1 cup water
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla

icing -
1 stick butter
4 tbsp cocoa
6 tbsp milk
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup nuts (if desired)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400. Grease and flour sheet pan.
Combine flour,sugar,soda in bowl.
Bring butter, crisco, cocoa and water to boil.
Add liquid to dry ingredients and mix well,
Add slightly beaten eggs, butter milk and vanilla.

Bake 20 minutes.

Icing
Bring butter, cocoa, and milk to a boil, remove from heat and add powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts(if desired)
Pour over warm cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake is a favorite and my sisters got my daughter to make it every day for the long weekend visit they made to my house!!

 

 

 

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