Old fashioned Buttermilk Chocolate Sheet cake

This was a cake I grew up on that my mom got from her mom. It is good by itself or with a big scoop of ice cream.


A lot!


CAKE ingredients 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon. salt 1 teaspoon. baking soda 1 cup oleo 1 cup water 3 Tbls. cocoa 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla ICING ingredients 1 stick oleo 1 lb. powdered sugar 6 Tbls. milk 3 Tbls. cocoa 1 cup chopped pecans- optional

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Combine and set aside 2 cup flour, 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon baking soda. In a sauce pan bring to a boil 1 cup oleo, 1 cup water and 3 Tbls. cocoa. Remove from heat and add dry ingredients. Beat in 2 eggs, ½ cup buttermilk and 1 teaspoon. vanilla. Put in a ½ sheet cake pan and bake at 350 15-20 minutes. LET COOL completely. Icing In sauce pan add 1 stick oleo, 1 lb. powdered sugar, 6 Tbls. milk, and 3 Tbls. cocoa and nuts if desired. heat until blended well and pour over cooled cake. Let it sit until icing has cooled and then enjoy.