Sheet Cake with chocolate no bake cookie frosting

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By barbara lentz
from beulah, MI

So I was attempting to make a Texas sheet cake for our family reunion picnic and I thought I enough powdered sugar but I didn't so I came up with the idea of making the frosting like chocolate no bake cookies. The oatmeal and coconut made the frosting thicker. It was a hit at the reunion. I had no leftover. Try it. So fudgey and good. If you like no bake cookie you will love this.

serves 24
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • cake
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 4 Tbsp
    hershey's cocoa powder
  • 11/2 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    water
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • frosting
  • 4 Tbsp
    hershey's cocoa powder
  • 6 Tbsp
    half and half
  • 1 tsp
    butter
  • 1 stick
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    oatmeal
  • 1/2 c
    sweetened flake coconut
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
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How To Make

  • 1
    For the cake Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl and set aside.
  • 2
    Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk and set aside.
  • 3
    Combine cocoa, butter and water in heavy saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • 4
    Remove from heat and add to flour mixture. Stir in the buttermilk mixture and add eggs. Beat until well combined.
  • 5
    Preheat oven 375 degrees. Spray a 17 X 12 inch jelly roll pan and pour in the cake mix. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • 6
    For the Frosting. Melt the butter, milk, and cocoa on stove and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
  • 7
    Beat in powdered sugar, vanilla, oatmeal, and coconut. Stir in nuts.
  • 8
    Spread frosting on warm cake.

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