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Quick and Easy Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Quick and Easy Chocolate Sheet Cake, by , is from A Taste of the Spirit - Book II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Dawkins
Added: Friday, October 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sifted flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 sticks oleo
1 cup water
3 Tbsp. cocoa
1 stick oleo
3 Tbsp. cocoa
6 Tbsp. milk
1 box Confectioner sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix by hand in bowl 2 cups sifted flour, 2 cups sugar, and 1/2 tsp. salt, and set aside. Bring to a boil 2 sticks oleo, 1 cup water (that is dissolved with 3 Tbsp.cocoa first). Pour hot mixture over flour mixture, and add 2 eggs (beat 1 egg at a time). Then add buttermilk, that is mixed with baking soda first. Add 1 tsp. vanilla and mix well. Pour into a greased and floured 9 x 5 pan and bake in preheated oven at 350 for 30 40 minutes. Cool the cake for 5 minutes and put on platter.

Icing:
Bring 1 stick oleo, 3 Tbsp. cocoa, and 6 Tbsp. milk to a boil and pour over 1 box powdered sugar. Add 1 tsp. vanilla and beat well. Pour over cooled cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake recipe was given to me by my Home Economics teacher in high school, in the 1960's. It is fool-proof and very moist.

 

 

 

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