Mom's Chocolate Sheet Cake #2
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Recipe type: dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 24
 
A chocolate sheet cake with buttermilk in the batter. An easy recipe to make and fun to serve. It freezes well.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 stick margarine (I use butter)
  • 4 T. cocoa
  • ½ c shortening (I use Crisco)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. soda dissolved in ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 6 Tbsp. milk
  • 4 Tbsp. cocoa
  • 16 oz powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup nuts, optional
Instructions
  1. Combine flour, sugar, and salt
  2. Heat margarine, cocoa, shortening, and water
  3. Bring to boil.
  4. Pour over dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Add eggs, buttermilk/soda, and vanilla
  6. Mix well.
  7. Pour into greased jelly roll pan.
  8. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes
  9. FROSTING directions:
  10. Heat margarine, milk, and cocoa.
  11. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat
  12. Add powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts (optional)
  13. Stir until smooth, and spread over warm cake
Recipe by My Windowsill at https://mywindowsill.com/moms-chocolate-sheet-cake-2/