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Mamma Weir's Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Mamma Weir's Chocolate Sheet Cake, by , is from Cooking Cousins, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sarah Edwards
Added: Tuesday, May 12, 2009


1 stick butter
1/2 c. shortening
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. cold water
4 T. baking cocoa
1/2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda

Put in pan and bring to a boil; butter, shortening ,water and cocoa. Pour over flour and sugar. Mix well and add remaining ingredients. Mix well and pour into a greased sheet cake pan. Bake at 20 minutes at 400 degrees. Remove from oven and frost at once with 1 stick butter, 4 T. cocoa, 5 T. milk. Bring to a boil. Take off heat and add 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 box powdered sugar, 1/2 to 1 c. chopped pecans...Frost




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