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Chocolate Cinnamon Sheet Cake

Ingredients
  Cocoa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

Mix cocoa and water in saucepan.
Add shortening.
Bring mixture to a boil then cool slightly.
Sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
Blend together (do not beat) sugar and eggs in a large mixing bowl.
Blend in cocoa mixture.
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, stirring after each addition until well blended.
Stir in vanilla.
Pour into greased (15 1/2" x 10 1/2" x 1") jelly roll pan.
Bake in a hot 400° oven for 20 min.
Icing: Melt butter or margarine in milk in small saucepan.
Mix cocoa with powdered sugar and stir into milk mixture.
Add vanilla.
Spread on cake.
Top with chopped nuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6676 Calories from Fat 2727

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 307 g472.7%

Saturated Fat 112.1 g560.4%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 670.5 mg223.5%

Sodium 3762.2 mg156.8%

Total Carbohydrates 949 g316.5%

Dietary Fiber 36.1 g144.5%

Sugars 650.3 g

Protein 79 g158.9%

Vitamin A 67.4% Vitamin C 0.32%

Calcium 42.7% Iron 140.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chocolate Cinnamon Sheet Cake Recipe