Chocolate Sheet Cake
Yankee Plus Dec 2015
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- Combine in a mixing bowl:
- 2 cups flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- In a saucepan, melt:
- 2 sticks butter
- Add 4 heaping tablespoons cocoa. Stir together.
- Add 1 cup boiling water, allow mixture to boil for 30 seconds, then turn off heat. Pour over flour mixture, and stir lightly to cool.
- In measuring cup, pour 1/2 cup buttermilk.
- 2 beaten eggs
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions:Stir buttermilk mixture into butter/chocolate mixture. Pour into sheet cake pan and bake at 350-degrees for 20 minutes.
While cake is baking, make icing:
Chop 1/2 cup pecans finely.
Melt 1 3/4 sticks butter in a saucepan.
Add 4 heaping tablespoons cocoa, stir to combine, then turn off heat.
6 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 lb minus 1/2 cup powdered sugar
Add pecans, stir together, and pour over warm cake.
Cut into squares, eat, and totally wig out over the fact that you’ve just made the best chocolate sheet cake. Ever.