Kats’ Kitchen

First-Ever Sheet Cake July 15, 2009

Filed under: Brownies/Bars & Other Sweets,cake — stacielk @ 12:24 pm
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or , as I’m calling them, brownies.  These things are excellent!  Moist, light, rich, chocolaty and sweet.  Perfect.  For a quick dessert, warm individual pieces up for a few seconds and scoop some good vanilla ice cream on top.   I don’t think I have to go try any other sheet cake recipes, this is the one to go into the recipe box.  Once again, I’m not let down by The Pioneer Woman!

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Sheet Cake

Pioneer Woman Chocolate Sheet Cake

Combine in a mixing bowl:
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt

In a saucepan, melt:
2 sticks butter
Add 4 heaping tablespoons cocoa. Stir together.
Add 1 cup boiling water, allow mixture to boil for 30 seconds, then turn off heat. Pour over flour mixture, and stir lightly to cool.

In measuring cup, pour 1/2 cup buttermilk.
Add:
2 beaten eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
Stir buttermilk mixture into butter/chocolate mixture. Pour into sheet cake pan and bake at 350-degrees for 20 minutes.

While cake is baking, make icing:
Chop 1/2 cup pecans finely.
Melt 1 3/4 sticks butter in a saucepan.
Add 4 heaping tablespoons cocoa, stir to combine, then turn off heat.
Add:
6 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 lb minus 1/2 cup powdered sugar
Stir together.
Add pecans, stir together, and pour over warm cake.

Cut into squares, eat, and totally wig out over the fact that you’ve just made the best chocolate sheet cake. Ever.

Recipe from The Pioneer Woman

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Other recipes made from The Pioneer Woman:

Crock-Pot Shredded Pork

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingerbread Crust

Apple Bundles

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One Response to “First-Ever Sheet Cake”

  1. ingrid Says:

    I’ve heard hers are the bomb! Even though I’m not a fan of chocolate I really need to try it.
    ~ingrid


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