Light Chocolate Sheet Cake

Total Time
50mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
30 mins
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray a 10-by-15-inch jellyroll pan with nonstick spray, set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda and cinnamon (optional).
  4. In a small saucepan, place the 3/4 cup water, 1/4 cup cocoa and 6 tablespoons of the butter.
  5. Over medium heat, bring to a boil, stirring often.
  6. Pour the boiling cocoa mixture over the flour mixture and stir to combine.
  7. Add the buttermilk, eggs and vanilla.
  8. Blend well.
  9. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  10. While the cake is baking, make the icing: Combine the cocoa, butter and nonfat milk in a small saucepan.
  11. When the cake is done, bring the ingredients to a boil, and then add the powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts.
  12. Blend well.
  13. Spread on the hot cake.