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Sheet Cake with Frosting

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You can't go wrong with this delicious sheet cake smothered in rich and creamy chocolate frosting!

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Ingredients

  • FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled plus more for pan
  • 3 1/2 cups flour, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cUPS milk chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Details

Servings 12
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 60mins

Preparation

Step 1

Cake:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly butter 9x13-inch pan and flour, tapping out excess.

Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a medium bowl, set aside.

Beat eggs and sugar on medium-high until pale and thick, about 4 minutes. With mixer running, add melted butter and oil and beat until evenly combined. Beat in vanilla.

With mixer on low, add flour mixture in 3 additions and milk in 2 additions, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Mix just until combined.

Transfer batter to pan and bake until toothpick comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool completely.

Frosting:

Place both kinds of chips in large bowl. Heat cream and salt in a medium sauce pan over high. As soon as mixture begins to boil, pour over chocolate and let stand for 3 minutes. Add vanilla and whisk until melted and smooth. Let cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.

In mixer, beat until fluffy and a shade lighter, about 4 minutes. Spread evenly over cake.

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