Coconut / Chocolate Sheet Cake

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Who wouldn't love a chocolate cake with a wonderful coconut topping? I have had non coconut lovers loving this cake. So moist, very rich...make sure you have a big glass of milk to wash it down. Enjoy!!!

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Serves:

35

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
2 c
ap flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
butter, cubed
1 c
water
1/4 c
baking cocoa
2
eggs
1/2 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla extract

TOPPING

1 can(s)
( 12 ounce ) evaporated milk, divided
3/4 c
sugar
20 large
marshmallows
1 pkg
( 14 ounce ) coconut
2 c
chopped pecans, or slivered almonds ( i used pecans )
1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
semi / sweet chocolate chips
1/4 c
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Prepare a 15 in x 10 in x 1 in sheet pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
3
In a small saucepan, combine the butter, water and cocoa. Cook and stir until butter is melted; add to dry ingredients.
4
Combine the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla; add to chocolate mixture and mix well.
5
Pour into greased pan, and bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until wooden pick in the center comes out clean.
6
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine 1 cup evaporated milk, 3/4 cup sugar and marshmallows; cook and stir until marshmallows are melted.

Remove from heat; stir in coconut.
7
Immediately sprinkle 1 cup nuts over cake. Spread coconut mixture over top. Sprinkle with remaining nuts (pan will be full).
8
In a small saucepan, combine butter with remaining milk and 1/4 cup sugar.

Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips until melted. Drizzle over nuts. Cool on a wire rack.
9
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #coconut, #buttermilk