"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Grandma's Sheet Cake Recipe

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Nancy Swan, Ada MI
Added: Sunday, August 30, 2009


2 Cups Flour
1 tsp Cinnamon
2 tsp Baking Soda
2 Cups Sugar
2 sticks Margarine
2 Tbsp Cocoa
1 Cup Water
2 Eggs
1/2 Cup Buttermilk
Optional: Add Nuts

6 Tbsp Buttermilk
1 lb Confectioners Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
1 stick Margarine
4 Tbsp Cocoa
Optional: Mint extract

Cake: Mix Flour, Cinnamon, and Soda. Add Sugar, set aside. Boil Margarine, Cocoa, Water. Pour liquid over dry ingredients. Add Eggs, and Buttermilk. Pour mixture onto large, greased cookie sheet.

Icing: Mix Buttermilk, Sugar, Vanilla (and opt. mint); set aside. Boil Margarine and Cocoa. Mix together, and wait 10 minutes. Pour over cooled cake.




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