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

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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

  • 1Mix together flour and sugar well and set aside in large bowl.
  • 2In saucepan combine butter, shortening, cocoa and water and bring to boil. Pour over flour and sugar mixture, stirring well.
  • 3Add 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.
  • 4Remove 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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