Easy Tasty Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake

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Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake.

Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake You can cook Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake using 19 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake

  1. It’s 16 Tbsp. of unsalted butter in 16 pieces.
  2. It’s 1 Tbsp. of Butter to grease pan.
  3. It’s 2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour.
  4. Prepare 2 cups of sugar.
  5. You need 1 tsp of baking soda.
  6. Prepare 1/4 tsp of salt.
  7. Prepare 1/4 cup of cocoa.
  8. It’s 1/2 cup of buttermilk.
  9. You need 2 of eggs lightly beatened.
  10. Prepare 1 tsp of vanilla.
  11. Prepare 1 1/2 cups of water.
  12. Prepare of For the frosting.
  13. Prepare 8 Tbsp of unsalted butter in 8 pieces.
  14. It’s 1 of \4 cup cocoa.
  15. Prepare 6 Tbsp of buttermilk.
  16. You need 1 tsp of vanilla.
  17. It’s 1/4 tsp of salt.
  18. You need 1 pound of confectioners sugar.
  19. It’s 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts or pecans (optional).

Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake step by step

  1. For cake : Place oven rake in middle position. preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch sheet pan. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk well..
  2. Combine butter, cocoa and 1 1\2 cups water in a medium sauce pan over medium-low heat. Whisk frequently until butter has melted and mixture is smooth, glossy and bubbling around the edges. Remove from heat..
  3. Fold cocoa mixture into dry ingredients until combined. Stir in buttermilk, eggs and vanilla. pour batter into greased and floured pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely on a oven rack..
  4. For frosting : Combine butter, cocoa and buttermilk in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Whisk until butter has melted and mixture is smooth and bubbling around edges. Remove from heat and transfer to a standing mixer bowl.
  5. Mix on low speed, add vanilla, salt, sugar and nuts if using. Pour warm frosting over top of cake and smooth with a spatula. Allow frosting to become firm before slicing..

recipe by Bill Duffy @cookpad