Cookie Sheet Cake Recipe

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Cookie Sheet Cake

Barbara Henderson

By
@rivergirl0925

My cousin's grandmother was famous for this yummy desert...so very glad she passed the recipe down to us.


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Rating:

Serves:

a bunch

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
self rising flour
2 c
sugar
1/4 c
cocoa
2 stick
butter
`1 c
boiling water
1/2 c
buttermilk
2
beaten eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
chopped pecans
7 oz
butter
4 Tbsp
cocoa
6 Tbsp
milk
1 lb
confectioner's sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Note: I use an 18x13 sheet cake pan.
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt.
2
In a saucepan, melt butter. Add cocoa. Stir together.
Add boiling water, allow mixture to boil for 30 seconds, then turn off heat. Pour over flour mixture, and stir lightly to cool.
3
In a measuring cup, pour the buttermilk and add beaten eggs, baking soda, and vanilla. Stir buttermilk mixture into butter/chocolate mixture. Pour into sheet cake pan and bake at 350-degrees for 20 minutes.
4
While cake is baking, make the icing. Chop pecans finely. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add cocoa, stir to combine, then turn off heat. Add the milk, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Stir together. Add the pecans, stir together, and pour over warm cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom