Rating: 4.5 stars
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This is an easy and very good potluck cake. Serves several.

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
20
Yield:
1 - 15x10 inch jelly roll cake
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 15x10 inch jelly roll pan.

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  • Bring 1 cup butter, water and 4 tablespoons cocoa to a boil in a large saucepan. While still hot, remove from heat and add 2 cups flour, 2 cups white sugar, and salt. Mix well. Beat in eggs, sour cream, and baking soda. Do not beat too long.

  • Pour batter into greased 15x10 inch jelly roll pan. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.

  • To Make Icing: Bring 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 4 tablespoons cocoa and 5 tablespoons milk to a boil. Remove from heat. While still hot, add confectioners' sugar vanilla and nuts. Beat well. Ice cake while icing is still hot.

Nutrition Facts

404 calories; protein 3.7g; carbohydrates 55.9g; fat 19.8g; cholesterol 58mg; sodium 231.8mg. Full Nutrition
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