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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Doris Haney-Natalia, TX
Added: Thursday, October 29, 2009

Category:
Category:

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

Icing:
1 stick butter
4 T. cocoa
6 T. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 lb. box powdered sugar
1 c. chopped nuts (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400. In large bowl sift flour and sugar.
In saucepan bring to a boil butter, shortening, cocoa, and cold water. Pour over flour and sugar and mix well.
Add buttermilk, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, and eggs. Mix well and pour batter in a well greased jellyroll pan (15 1/2x10 1/2 inch).
Bake at 400 for about 20 minutes.
Just before cake is done mix icing and bring a boil. Remove from heat stir in vanilla. Add small amounts of powdered sugar while beating smooth until all powdered sugar has been added. Mix in nuts.
Spread icing over cake while hot.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Doris Haney is the proud mother to her son Ken Haney and his wife Kelley Haney; owners of South Texas Suzuki in Lytle, TX. Ken and Kelley are friends of the Harris Family. www.southtexassuzuki.com

 

 

 

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