😍Sheet Cake That Tastes Like Brownies☕


For Cake:

  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 2 c granulated sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 c Crisco (can substitute with 1 stick of butter)
  • 1 c water
  • 4 Tbsp cocoa, unsweetened
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 c buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For Frosting:

  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 or 3 Tbsp cocoa, unsweetened
  • 6 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 c confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 c chopped pecans or walnuts



1Preheat an oven to 400°F. Grease a 11×15 sheet cake pan (be sure it has raised edges).

2In a large bowl, stir together the flour and granulated sugar.

3In a saucepan, combine the butter, Crisco, water, and cocoa powder. Stir while bringing to a boil.

4Pour over the flour mixture.

5Mix together.

6In another bowl, stir together the eggs, baking soda, buttermilk, and vanilla.

7Add to the flour/cocoa mixture and mix together.

8Transfer the batter to the prepared sheet cake pan.

9Bake for 20-30 minutes.

10Five minutes before the cake is done, make the frosting: In a saucepan, combine the butter, cocoa powder, and milk.

11Heat and then add the confectioners’ sugar, nuts, and vanilla.

12Pour the frosting over the cake.

13Allow to cool. Enjoy!!


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