Cinnamon Mocha Sheet Cake

"Moist, rich and chocolatey; flavored with cinnamon and espresso coffee. I first made this when I was 14 and it was gone in no time! It's still a family favorite!"
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Ready In:
32 2 1/2 by 2-inch pieces




  • Melt the butter in saucepan.
  • Stir in cocoa, water and coffee. Beat until smooth.
  • Combine granulated and brown sugars, flour, cinnamon and baking soda.
  • Add the cocoa mixture, vanilla, milk, and eggs. Mix until well blended.
  • Pout into a greased 10 by 15-inch jelly roll pan (a cookie sheet with sides).
  • Bake at 350 F for 18 minutes or until done.
  • Cool in pan.
  • Make the icing by melting butter in saucepan. Stir in the cocoa, coffee and cinnamon with the milk.
  • Mix until smooth.
  • Slowly beat in the powdered sugar and mix until smooth.Ice the cake.
  • Cut into 32 pieces.

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  1. kluann3
    Yay! This is an awesome cake! One of my favorite cakes. The perfect blend of coffee, chocolate, and cinnamon. I had lost this recipe and thought I would try finding it online. So glad I found it. Can't wait to make it for the family for Christmas! One note, if the frosting seems too runny, don't worry, it's not-just pour it on, it will turn out right when it cools.
  2. truebrit
    I was looking for a chocolate sheet cake recipe that called for espresso powder, and this fit the bill! It was easy to whip up, and was a hit with the family! They are already requesting (no, demanding!) another one, so it must be good! Thanks so much! :-)
  3. bshemyshua
    This sheet cake is outstanding! I printed this off over a year ago and my only regret is that I didn't make it sooner. I wanted to take this to a potluck so I tried it on my family first. It was a great success. The espresso makes the chocolate flavor even richer and when this cake is cold it has a nice moist, dense texture. I made this during the holidays three times. Wonderful!


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