Chocolate Sheet Cake

Sandy Young


If you were to look at this recipe in the First Baptist Church of Pascagoula Cookbook, you'd see it called Chocolate Sheath Cake. Just like a dress, I guess. It's so good (and easy) and has fed many a hungry child and adult!



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20 Min


  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 6 Tbsp
  • Dash
  • 1 box
    sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Chocolate Sheet Cake


  1. Sift together sugar and flour.
  2. Mix in saucepan the butter, cocoa, and water. Bring to boil; pour over sugar and flour and mix well.
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well and pour in a well-greased 11"x16'" pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
  4. Icing: Mix the following and bring to a boil: butter, cocoa, buttermilk, and salt.
  5. Remove from heat and add 1 box of sifted confectioners' sugar, 1 teaspoonful vanilla, and 1 cup chopped pecans. Beat until smooth.
  6. Poke holes with toothpick in hot cake. Pour hot icing over hot cake. Cool and cut into squares. Delicious by itself or with ice cream!

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About Chocolate Sheet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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