Chocolate Sheet Cake (Lady's)

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by MaryAnna1111

This is my great-grandmother's recipe, whose nickname was Lady. The cake is extremely moist, almost gooey in the center, and the icing is very fudge-like.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In pot on stove combine and bring to a boil 1st 4 ingredients.
  3. Pour into mixing bowl with sugar and flour.
  4. Mix.
  5. Add buttermilk, soda, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes in a 10X14" pan. (Check center of cake with a toothpick for doneness; it's all right for a few moist crumbs to stick to the toothpick.).
  7. While cake is baking, make frosting:.
  8. In pot on stove combine and bring to a boil butter, cocoa, and evaporated milk.
  9. Pour into mixing bowl with powdered sugar.
  10. Mix.
  11. Add vanilla. Icing will be very thick; you may thin it with a few drops of evaporated milk if desired, but keep it thick.
  12. Ice cake as soon as it comes out of the oven.

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