Light Chocolate Sheet Cake

Recipe by Dancer
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8-10




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