Texas Sheet Cake II

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Rich, moist, easy chocolate cake to feed a crowd. Small serving is more than enough. Great for community dinners or large get togethers of any sort.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
20
Yield:
1 - 12x16 inch cake

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup shortening

  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ cup buttermilk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 6 tablespoons milk

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Sift together and set aside in large bowl the flour and sugar.

  2. In saucepan over medium heat bring to a boil; 1/2 cup margarine or butter, 1/2 cup shortening, 1 cup water, and 4 tablespoons cocoa.

  3. Pour cocoa mixture over flour and sugar mixture. Stir in buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Mix well and pour into a greased and floured sheet pan.

  4. Bake in a preheated 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) oven for 20 minutes.

  5. To Make Frosting: Five minutes before cake is done, bring to boil in a saucepan 1/2 cup margarine or butter, 6 tablespoons milk, and 4 tablespoons cocoa. Remove from heat and immediately stir in the confectioners' sugar, nuts (if desired), and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat until smooth and immediately pour frosting over cake. Cake may be served warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

359 Calories
15g Fat
55g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 359
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 143mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 66mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.