Texas Sheet Cake IV

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This chocolate cake is made in a jelly roll pan and uses dark cocoa rather than unsweetened chocolate.

INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease and flour jelly roll pan or use parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix together flour and sugar. Set aside.
  • In a saucepan heat 1/2 cup butter or margarine, shortening, sugar, coffee, and 1/4 cup cocoa until boiling. Stir frequently.
  • Pour chocolate mixture over flour and sugar. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix well.
  • Spread into jelly roll pan and bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  • While cake bakes, prepare frosting. Combine 1/2 cup butter or margarine, milk and 2 tablespoons cocoa 2 tablespoons cocoa and in a saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Beat in confectioners sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread warm frosting over cake as soon as it is taken from the oven. Cool.