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


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


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

How to Make Chocolate Sheet Cake


  • 1Sift together sugar and flour.
  • 2Mix in saucepan the butter, cocoa, and water. Bring to boil; pour over sugar and flour and mix well.
  • 3Add remaining ingredients. Mix well and pour in a well-greased 11"x16'" pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
  • 4Icing: Mix the following and bring to a boil: butter, cocoa, buttermilk, and salt.
  • 5Remove from heat and add 1 box of sifted confectioners' sugar, 1 teaspoonful vanilla, and 1 cup chopped pecans. Beat until smooth.
  • 6Poke 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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