Chocolate Sheet Cake I

Chocolate Sheet Cake I


"Good old fashioned chocolate cake with homemade chocolate frosting. A family favorite for many many years."


45 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 604 cals
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Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 604 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 25.7 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 92.1g
  • 30%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 377 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a saucepan combine 1/2 cup margarine, shortening, 1/4 cup cocoa and water. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Pour the liquid mixture over the flour, sugar mixture; stir well. Blend in eggs and buttermilk.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cake cool 10 minutes, then frost while still warm.
  4. To make the Frosting: In a saucepan combine 1/2 cup margarine, milk and 1/4 cup cocoa. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Mix in confectioners' sugar. Pour over warm cake
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  1. 37 Ratings


This recipe has been around in our family for about 80 years and is certainly a family favorite--especially mine! It's very moist and chocolatey! A couple of things to consider: 1) it's a gre...

7.14.10 This is the second best MEDIUM chocolate cake. It's a close second to Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake. This has a thin batter so doesn't round too much.

Very moist cake! I added some chocolate chips to make it more "chocolatety".