Grandma's Texas Sheet Cake

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Grandma's Texas Sheet Cake is a moist chocolate cake baked in a jelly roll pan and smothered with a rich, chocolate fudge frosting. The old-fashioned dessert is a crowd-pleasing treat for birthdays, potlucks, or just about any other special occasion!

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For the Cake::
0.5 c salted butter
0.5 c shortening
1 c water
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
2 c granulated sugar
2 c all purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 eggs
1/2 c buttermilk
1 t vanilla extract
For the Icing::
1/2 c salted butter
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
6 T whole milk
16 oz confectioners sugar
1 t vanilla extract

FOR THE CAKE

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 10 x 15-inch jelly roll pan and set aside.
  • Place butter, shortening, water and cocoa powder in a saucepan. Bring to a boil;...
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Nutritions

Calories
268

Sodium
303mg
12% DV

Fat
16g
24% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
28g
9% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV