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Ingredients:

Chocolate Sheet Cake
  • 2 cups - flour
  • 2 cups - sugar
  • 1 sticks - margarine
  • 4 tablespoons - cocoa
  • 1/2 cups - Crisco shortening
  • 1 cups - water
  • 1/2 cups - buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 2 - eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • Chocolate Frosting
  • 1 sticks - margarine
  • 4 tablespoons - cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons - milk
  • 1 boxes - powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • 2 cups - pecans or coconut, optional
  • Directions:

    For Cake:

    Sift together in a large mixing bowl the sugar and flour.

    In a saucepan, mix together the margarine, cocoa powder, shortening, and water. Stir, cooking over medium heat, bringing to a rapid boil. Pour into bowl over the sugar and flour mixture, and stir together well.

    Add the buttermilk, baking soda, eggs, and vanilla, stirring until well combined.

    Pour into a greased and floured 11-by-16-inch baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes at 400 degrees F.

    For Frosting:

    About 5 minutes before cake is done baking, mix together in a saucepan the margarine, cocoa powder and milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until mixture comes to a boil.

    Remove from heat and add in the powdered sugar, vanilla, and pecans or coconut (if using).

    Beat well and spread over cake while still hot.

    Brief Description

    Chocolate sheet cake with chocolate frosting spread over it while hot.

    Main Ingredient:

    cocoa

    Category:  Cakes

    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 45 min

    Source

    from Aunt Ora

    Posted By:

    suzrogers

    Posted On:

    November 27, 2017

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