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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Hackett Daniel
Added: Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks margarine
1 c. water
4 T. cocoa powder
1/2 t. salt
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 t. soda
1 t. vanilla
2 c. sugar
2 c. flour

Frosting:
1 stick margarine
1 t. vanilla
2 T. cocoa powder
6 T. buttermilk
1 lb. powdered sugar
1/2 c. chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Boil together the 2 sticks of margarine, water and 4 T. cocoa. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients. Add hot chocolate mixture to remaining ingredient mixture and blend well. Pour in greased jellyroll pan and bake for 30 minutes until done. Cake is done when it springs to touch. Cool Completely.

FROSTING: Put all frosting ingredients except p. sugar and pecans in medium saucepan and bring to a rapid boil. Remove from heat and add the powdered sugar and pecans. Beat until smooth. Pour over cooled sheet cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24-30

 

 

 

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