Thursday, October 16, 2008

Home-made Chocolate Fudge Sheet Cake



This is for my sister-in-law Stace :) We visited the local pumpkin patch this morning and had a blast!

This recipe is not for the faint of heart or dieting stomach.

2 Cups flour 2 Cups sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp soda Mix together flour, sugar, salt, and soda.

In a saucepan combine:
1 Cup water
1/2 Cup oil
1 stick butter (you can cheat with margarine, I use BUTTER)
5 Tbl cocoa
Bring this to a boil and pour over flour mixture. Stir well.

Add to mix:
2 eggs (slightly beaten, but not defeated)
1/2 Cup buttermilk or sour milk (I use regular is I don't have either)
1 tsp vanilla
Stir WELL

Bake in a greased 11x15 pan at 350 for 20-25 minutes. While cake is cooking prepare topping for cake.

Combine in a saucepan
1 stick butter
4 Tbl cocoa
6 Tbl milk
Cook until butter is melted on low heat.

Add to this
1 LB of powered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
and if you like 1 Cup of chopped nuts

Mix well and pour onto HOT, FRESH OUT OF THE OVEN cake!

Enjoy this beautiful fall weather, love and miss everyone

Cole

4 comments:

Indigo Children said...

Yay! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

I love K's hair in this picture.

and the other two are adorable too.

I love pumpkin patches!

Anonymous said...

Yummy, I will have to make it this weekend or next. Thanks for the recipes and the girls are beautiful.

Bear

Danell said...

Really cute pictures! Ella with her itty bitty pumpkin, oh precious!

Indigo Children said...

made this cake today. yummy.

hoping to cheer myself up.

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