Chocolate Sheet Cake

Chocolate Sheet Cake

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving: 1 cake

Chocolate cake with chocolate pecan icing.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon soda
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ICING INGREDIENTS:
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 7 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 box powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans

Directions

  1. Blend together the baking soda and buttermilk and set aside for 10 minutes.
  2. In a heavy skillet, heat the cocoa, butter and water until well blended.
  3. Sift the flour and sugar together in a large bowl. Mix in the cocoa mixture. Add the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla. Blend until well mixed.
  4. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 10x15inch cake pan. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.
  5. To make the icing, heat the cocoa, butter and milk in a skillet. Sift the powdered sugar into a bowl, add in the cocoa mixture, vanilla and pecans. Stir until well mixed and spread over the hot cake.

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