Chocolate Sheet Cake & Icing

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a take anywhere recipe. You will come back with an empty pan.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For cake, sift together flour and sugar; set aside.
  2. In saucepan, mix oleo, cocoa and water; bring to a boil.
  3. Pour over flour and sugar mixture; blend.
  4. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, cinnamon and vanilla; blend well.
  5. Bake 20 minutes at 400° in a large jelly roll pan or sheet cake pan.
  6. Frost while hot!
  7. For icing, 5 minutes before cake is done, mix oleo, cocoa and milk; bring to a boil.
  8. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar; stir until blended.
  9. If needed, gradually add more milk a few drops at a time as needed for consistency.
  10. Add vanilla and nuts.
  11. Beat well and spread on hot cake.
Most Helpful

5 5

Didn't try the cake, but the icing is fantastic. So easy to make and so good.

5 5

We've enjoyed this cake for years. My sister makes it a lot for our family get togathers. It's wonderful.