Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Chocolate Sheet Cake

 Here's an old time classic brought into the present by 
adding a little course sea salt. 
Oh Yeah.

Chocolate Sheet Cake

1/2 c butter
1/2 c coconut oil
1 cup coffee (or water or combo)
3 T cocoa powder
1 c sugar
2 c flour
1 t  baking soda
1 t salt
1/2 c buttermilk
2 eggs
1 t vanilla

6 T butter
6 T cream (or milk)
1/2 c sugar
1 c chocolate chips

In a small sauce pan combine butter coconut oil coffee/water, and cocoa and stir until melted.
In the bowl of a mixer whisk the flour and sugar then add the melted butter mixture and beat well.
Next add in the soda, salt, buttermilk, eggs and vanilla.
Pour into a greased jelly roll pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 min.

For the frosting, melt butter, cream and sugar and bring to a boil for 30 seconds.
Remove from heat and add chocolate chips. 
Stir until smooth then pour over cake.
Sprinkle with course sea salt and nuts.

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