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Dairy Country Chocolate Sheet Cake

Dairy Country Chocolate Sheet Cake

Chocolate sheet cake that is saucepan-mixed and topped with a fabulous fudgy frosting is best served at a large gathering such as a family reunion or open house event.

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30 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time



1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1 cup water

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup sour cream

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 teaspoon baking soda


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa

6 tablespoons milk

3 1/2 cups (1 pound) powdered sugar

1 cup chopped pecans

1 teaspoon vanilla

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1 cup butter, water and 1/4 cup cocoa in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 6-7 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Remove pan from heat. Add flour, sugar and salt; mix well. Add sour cream, eggs and baking soda; beat until smooth.

  3. STEP 3

    Spread batter into greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake 20-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup cocoa and milk in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil.

  5. STEP 5

    Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar; beat until well mixed. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Spread over warm cake.

Nutrition (1 serving)

170 Calories
8 Fat (g)
25 Cholesterol (mg)
100 Sodium (mg)
23 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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