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Nettie's Sheet Cake Recipe

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Nettie Goad


2 cups flour
2 cups sugar

1 stick butter
3 tbsp cocoa
1 cup shortening
1 cup water

2 eggs
cup buttermilk
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla

1 stick butter
3 tbs buttermilk
4 tbsp cocoa
1 box powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

In large bowl mix flour and sugar. Set aside. In saucepan mix, butter, cocoa, shortening, and water. Bring to a boil and let cool. Pour liquid into flour mixture and beat. Add 2 eggs and cup buttermilk to which 1 tsp baking soda has been added. Then add 1 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp vanilla. Beat well. Pour into well greased 11" x 18" pan. Bake 35 minutes at 350.

Into a sauce pan mix butter, buttermilk and cocoa and bring to a boil. Then add powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts. Pour over the cake while hot.




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