Mimi's Sheet Cake

Mimi's Sheet Cake Recipe

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Karla Harkins

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@Karla_Harkins

I first had this cake at a church pot luck when I was in high school. I loved it then and my kids and grandkids love it now. Definitely a keeper in our family.

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Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • FROSTING INGREDIENTS

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa
  • 6 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped (optional)

How to Make Mimi's Sheet Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix together flour and sugar well and set aside in large bowl.
  2. In saucepan combine butter, shortening, cocoa and water and bring to boil. Pour over flour and sugar mixture, stirring well.
  3. Add buttermilk with soda mixed into it, eggs, cinnamon and vanilla into bowl with the other ingredients and stir well. Pour into greased 9 x 13 pan and bake 25 minutes at 400 degrees.
  4. Remove cake from oven when done and in saucepan melt butter and combine cocoa and milk. Stir in vanilla and powdered sugar and pecans and stir until desired consistency, adding more powdered sugar if needed and pour over cake while still warm.

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About Mimi's Sheet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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