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Grandma's Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janice Stepp

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 stick butter or margarine
4 Tbs cocoa
cup shortening
1 cup water
cup buttermilk
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs slightly beaten

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour and sugar together.
In saucepan, bring to boil, margarine, cocoa, shortening and water.
Pour over flour and sugar mixture.
Add buttermilk, baking soda, vanilla and eggs.
Beat on medium speed until thoroughly mixed.
Pour into greased and floured cake pan.
Bake at 375 for 30 minutes.
Mix icing about 5 minutes before cake is done.
 

Chocolate Icing


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick butter or margarine
4 Tbs cocoa
6 Tbs milk
2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup pecans
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Bring to boil butter, cocoa and milk.
Remove from heat and add powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts.
Beat well and pour over hot cake.

 

 

 

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