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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

Our favorite chocolate sheet cake recipe. It's simple, moist, delicious and serves a lot making it our go-to party dessert - perfect with ice cream.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 240 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 3 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup water hot

Frosting

  • 1 cube butter
  • 4-6 tsp cocoa
  • 4-6 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

Cake

  1. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.

  2. Add eggs, oil, buttermilk, hot water. Mix all together and pour into jelly roll pan.
  3. Bake at 350-375 degrees for 20 minutes.

Frosting

  1. Cook in pan - Melt 1 cube butter, 4-6 teaspoons of cocoa, 4-6 tablespoons of milk, 1 tsp. vanilla and 3½ cups (1 box) of powdered sugar. Mix and spread over warm cake.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 272mg 11%
Potassium 62mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Sugars 34g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.8%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.