Me-me’s Chocolate Sheet Cake

Chocolate Sheet Cake
Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 16 servings


1cup granulated sugar
1cup coconut palm sugar
1cup all-purpose flour
1cup white whole-wheat flour
3/4teaspoon coarse salt
1/2cup (1 stick) butter
1/2cup organic coconut oil
4tablespoons cocoa
1cup water
1/2cup buttermilk
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1teaspoon baking soda
1teaspoon vanilla extract
6tablespoons butter
4tablespoons cocoa, sifted
1pinch salt
6tablespoons heavy cream
1 1/2cups powdered sugar, sifted
1teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. To make the cake, mix together sugars, flours and salt in large mixing bowl. Place butter, coconut oil, cocoa and water in a medium saucepan.  Bring to a rapid boil, remove from heat and let cool slightly. Pour over flour mixture. Mix until well blended, then mix in eggs, buttermilk, soda and vanilla. (Makes a thin batter.)
  3. Pour batter into 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan and bake 30 to 35 minutes. Remove and let cool.
  4. To make the icing, melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and whisk in cocoa, salt, and cream.  Whisk in powdered sugar until smooth and pour over cooled cake.
  5. Cut cake into squares.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 382
  • Fat 20g
  • Saturated Fat 14g
  • Cholesterol 61mg
  • Sodium 344mg
  • Carbohydrate 50g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 33g
  • Protein 4g