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Devil’s Food Sheet Cake

I like this cake because it's so moist and rich. It's great for large gatherings because it's so easy to make.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat. Stir in sugar and butter until butter is melted. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • For frosting, beat butter, confectioners' sugar, cocoa, vanilla and enough milk to reach a spreading consistency. Frost cake.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 266 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 285mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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