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Chocolate Sheet Cake

Chocolate Sheet Cake

2 cups flour
11⁄2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup margarine
1⁄4 cup cocoa
1 cup water
1⁄2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs

Frosting:
2 Tablespoons margarine
2 Tablespoons cocoa
3 Tablespoons buttermilk
13⁄4 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Cake Directions:
1) Lightly grease and flour sheet cake or jellyroll pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2) Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
3) In saucepan, combine margarine, cocoa and water. Bring to a boil, while stirring. Pour hot mixture over dry ingredients and stir well.
4) Add buttermilk, vanilla and eggs and mix well. Pour into baking pan and bake 15-20 minutes. Cool, then frost.

Frosting Directions:
Bring all ingredients, except powdered sugar, to a boil in saucepan. Add powdered sugar. Stir well and spread over cake while frosting is hot.


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