Chocolate Sheet Cake

Chocolate Sheet Cake

Chocolate Sheet Cake is tender and silky with a rich chocolate frosting. Perfect for a potluck, party, or family get-together.

Details

  • Yield: 24 Servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Course: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
  • Author: FlashRecipe.com

Ingredients

Chocolate Cake:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup hot coffee , you can substitute boiling water

Chocolate Frosting:

  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 2/3 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Chocolate Sheet Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking pan with baking spray.
  2. In a stand mixer on low speed mix together the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla then add it to the stand mixer on low then medium speed until just combined and finally add in the hot coffee carefully and stir it in by hand until just combined (do not turn on the mixer, it may splash on you).
  4. Pour half of the batter into each of the pans and bake for 30-35 minutes then remove, let cool completely and frost with the chocolate frosting.

Chocolate Frosting:

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan and whisk in the cocoa powder then remove from the heat and let cool.
  2. Add the cooled chocolate mixer to your stand mixer and whip on medium speed adding the powdered sugar and milk, alternating them 1/3 at a time, and finally add the vanilla in last.
  3. If the frosting is too thick, add a bit more milk.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 24 Servings, Amount per serving: 389 calories, Calories: 389g, Carbohydrates: 59g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 47mg, Sodium: 183mg, Potassium: 181mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 47g, Vitamin A: 406g, Calcium: 47g, Iron: 2g

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