coconut / chocolate sheet cake

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Cassie *
from Somewhere, PA

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!!! My photos

serves 35
prep time 35 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For coconut / chocolate sheet cake

  • 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
    ( 12 ounce ) evaporated milk, divided
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 20 lg
    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
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How To Make coconut / chocolate sheet cake

  • 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!

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