Nama's Sheet Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Caryn

My sister's mother-in-law was kind enough to share her delectable chocolate cake recipe with a hint of cinnamon. This cake is almost sinful it is sooo good.

Top Review by diane634

This is the same recipe that I've used for 35 years. It is the absolute BEST! I think it is the cinnamon that does it. Makes me hungry just thinking about it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. BATTER-----------------.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Lightly grease a jelly roll pan.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the flour and sugar; set aside.
  5. In a small saucepan, bring butter, cocoa, and water to a boil.
  6. Pour the butter/cocoa mixture into the flour/sugar mixture; mix well.
  7. In a separate bowl, mix together eggs, baking soda, cinnamon, vanilla, and buttermilk.
  8. Add this to the butter/cocoa/flour/sugar mixture; mix well.
  9. Pour this mixture into the prepared jellyroll pan.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  11. Immediately pour the frosting over the top of the hot cake.
  12. Cool.
  13. FROSTING-----------------.
  14. In a medium size saucepan, bring butter, cocoa powder, and milk to a boil.
  15. Add confectioner's sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon; beat well.

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