Chocolate_Buttermilk_Sheet_Cake



Gooey Chocolate Buttermilk Sheet Cake

Gooey Chocolate Buttermilk Sheet Cake

Ingredients

    Cake:
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
    Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 100ml milk
  • 1 pound icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract



Instructions

    Cake:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F .
  2. In a large saucepan, bring to a boil the water, cocoa, oil and butter or margarine.
  3. Mix the flour, sugar, salt and soda in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Whisk in the hot mixture and mix well.
  5. To this add the buttermilk, vanilla and the beaten eggs; continue mixing.
  6. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9?x13? oblong baking pan.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle.
  8. Remove from the oven and frost while still warm.
    Frosting:
  1. In a large pan set over medium heat, melt the butter and the cocoa powder and milk.
  2. Stir in the sugar and vanilla; whisk until smooth.
  3. Add the chopped nuts if desired; stir well and spread on the warm cake.
  4. Let cake cool before serving.
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Recipe and Photo: Foodista / CC BY

 

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