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    Old Fashion Sheet Cake

    Old Fashion Sheet Cake. Photo by PaulaG

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    peppermintkitty's Note:

    This cake is very rich and not for fat conscience people. It's wonderful to serve with your favorite home made ice cream. I make this only as a once in awhile special dessert. I copied this recipe from a newspaper a very long time ago and found it in the newspaper again just the other day! Guess time has only made this cake better. You want to make sure you don't over bake as the cake is intended to be very moist and fudgy.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    13x9 in ...

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    Frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Prepare 13x9" cake pan by coating with a thin film of butter and dusting with cocoa powder.
    3. 3
      sift flour and sugar together in large bowl.
    4. 4
      Melt butter with 1 cup of boiling water and cocoa, just until butter is melted Pour over flour/sugar mixture and add beaten eggs, baking soda, buttermilk and salt.
    5. 5
      Stir until well mixed. Use mixer to beat eggs only,,,mix in and mix cake well by hand
    6. 6
      Pour into cake pan, spreading evenly and bake for 22 to 25min.
    7. 7
      Frosting make frosting while cake bakes.
    8. 8
      Melt butter over medium-low heat Add cocoa and milk, stirring constantly.
    9. 9
      Pour over powdered sugar and mix well.
    10. 10
      Add vanilla and stir until smooth Add nuts and pour over warm cake.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 12, 2008

      55

      Absolutely FANTASTIC!!!! My daughter calls this "Fudgy cake" and everyone else just asks for more! Rich and tons of chocolate flavor. Old fashioned goodness! This is a keeper!

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    • on December 29, 2007

      55

      This is similar to what we have been calling a Texas Cake for years. It is super rich, chocolate and my kids favorite.

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    • on September 05, 2005

      55

      Oh it is sooooo good! Very moist, chocolaty. Thank you!

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    Nutritional Facts for Old Fashion Sheet Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (2302 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 7911.1
     
    Calories from Fat 3427
    43%
    Total Fat 380.8 g
    585%
    Saturated Fat 192.1 g
    960%
    Cholesterol 1177.6 mg
    392%
    Sodium 4266.9 mg
    177%
    Total Carbohydrate 1110.4 g
    370%
    Dietary Fiber 35.4 g
    141%
    Sugars 862.7 g
    3451%
    Protein 74.8 g
    149%

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