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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Sheet Cake, by , is from Eating Under a Tree, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Bobby Jo Ertel
Added: Saturday, January 17, 2009


4 T cocoa
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup vegetable oil or shortening
1 cup water
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk

4T cocoa
1/2 cup margarine or butter
6 T milk
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
nuts or coconut, optional

Heat oven to 400

Combine cocoa, butter, oil and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Sift sugar, flour, soda and salt together and add to cocoa mixture. Add eggs and buttermilk and pour into a buttered and floured jellyroll pan. (15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1) Bake for 20 minutes

Combine icing ingredients and pour over cake immediately after taking it from oven.




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