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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

Lil' Luna
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.
4.86 from 28 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 240 kcal



  • 2 cups all-purpose 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




  • Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • Add eggs, oil, buttermilk, hot water. Mix all together and pour into a greased 11x15 pan.
  • Bake at 350-375 degrees for 20 minutes.


  • Melt 1 cube (1/2 cup) butter in a medium pot.
  • Add 2-3 tablespoons of cocoa, 4-6 tablespoons of milk, 1 tsp. vanilla and 3½ cups (1 box) of powdered sugar (sift beforehand).
  • Mix well and spread over warm cake. Add sprinkles if desired.



Calories: 240kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 2gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 272mgPotassium: 62mgSugar: 34gVitamin A: 40IUCalcium: 20mgIron: 0.8mg
Keyword Chocolate Sheet Cake
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