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Granny’s Sheet Cake

January 23, 2017

Granny’s Sheet Cake

1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups flour, measure and then sift
1 tsp. salt
1 cup butter
2/3 cup water
1/2 cup Cocoa, heaping
1 cup sour cream or butter milk or 2 Tbsp vinegar mixed with ½ cup milk
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease and flour 17 x 12 sheet pan.

In a large bowl sift together sugars, flour and salt, set aside.

In a heavy pan, heat over medium-low heat butter, water and cocoa until butter is melted, stirring constantly; remove from heat; add immediately to flour mixture; blend well with wooden spoon. In a small bowl crack eggs, add in sour cream or buttermilk, vanilla and soda, mixing well. Blend well into cake mixture. Pour into prepared pan and smooth top. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Prepare frosting when cake is almost done baking.

Butter Nut Frosting

½ cup butter or margarine
2 cups powdered sugar, heaping (measure then sift)
4 Tbsp. whole milk, cream or canned milk
3 Tbsp. cocoa, heaping
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans, walnuts or almonds, optional

In heavy sauce pan melt butter with cocoa; add milk and cook for 1 minute longer, remover from heat; mix in the powdered sugar, vanilla and pecans, until frosting is smooth.

Allow cake to cool only 5 minutes, then pour warm frosting over sheet cake and smooth to edges. Cool cake completely then cut into 48 pieces.

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