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Sheet Cake with Frosting


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

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  • 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


Servings 12
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 60mins


Step 1


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.


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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