Treat Yourself the Southern Way
It's Friday and you deserve a sweet treat! What can be yummier than your Mamma's famous sheet cake?
Total Time: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
Makes: 16-20 servings
1. In a bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients; set aside. In a small saucepan, bring butter, cocoa and water to a boil. Immediately remove from heat. Add to dry ingredients and mix well.
2. In a small bowl, beat eggs. Add buttermilk and vanilla; mix well. Stir into cocoa mixture. Pour into a greased 15in. x 10in. x1in. baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
3. Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring the butter, cocoa, and milk to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; add sugar and vanilla. Mix well. Spread over hot cake; immediately sprinkle with nuts (optional). Cool completely on a wire rack.
(Recipe from Taste of Home)