Fran's Chocolate Sheet Cake

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 20 mins

Don't let the simple name of this cake fool you ... you will be licking your lips and not realizing your moaning at the same time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the flour and sugar in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Bring the margarine, cocoa and cold water to a boil and pour over dry mixture.
  3. Add to that mixture; the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Put in a greased jelly roll pan (deep cookies sheet) and bake for 20 min at 400 degrees.
  5. Frost as you like.


Most Helpful

I made this today as a trial run for DS's birthday coming up in May. DH says that I don't need to wait that long before making it again. This is a simple recipe that makes a lovely cake with a soft cinnamon note. I might add a bit more baking powder next time as I thought it could be a bit higher, although that might be from the jelly roll pan (which it did fill well). I frosted it with a vanilla butter-cream to which I added a 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. It's a very nice multi-duty cake, that will make a great dessert anytime cake or a dressy layer cake for a birthday. I had lost my recipe for chocolate cake and now I have another one.

Annacia February 28, 2007

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