Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Chocolate Cookie Sheet Cake Recipe

Chocolate Cookie Sheet Cake Recipe

This is that great, thin sheet cake with the yummy frosting that your aunt or grandma used to make and bring to reunions!

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 stick margarine
1/2 cup shortening (like Crisco)
1 cup water
3 Tbsp. cocoa
2 eggs well beaten
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon (optional)
***see below for frosting recipe

Sift flour and measure.
Resift flour with sugar and salt
Place butter, shortening, water and cocoa in a saucepan and bring to a boil
Pour butter mixture over flour mixture
Combine eggs, bakind soda, buttermilk and vanilla in another bowl ~ add to above mixture and mix well
Pour into greased and floured shallow cake pan
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes
Start frosting when cake has 5 minutes left to bake

Frosting Ingredients:
1 stick butter
3 Tbsp. cocoa
6 Tbsp. milk
1 box powdered sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 tsp. vanilla

Mix butter, cocoa and milk in a saucepan ~ place over low heat, but do not boil
Remove from heat
Add powdered sugar, pecans and vanilla ~ mix well
Frost cookie sheet cake as soon as it's out of the oven


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