Mocha Sheet Cake with Pecans

Mocha Sheet Cake with Pecans

1 cup unsalted butter, divided
1 cup strong brewed coffee or 1 tablespoon instant
    coffee, dissolved in 1 cup hot water
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
6 tablespoons milk
1 pound confectioners’ sugar
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch jellyroll pan.

Stir 1/2 cup butter, coffee, 1/2 cup cocoa and vegetable oil in heavy, small saucepan over medium heat until smooth. Remove saucepan from heat.

Stir flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in large bowl until blended. Whisk in cocoa mixture.

Whisk buttermilk, eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in medium bowl until blended. Add to flour mixture and blend well. Spread batter in prepared pan.

Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Transfer cake to rack.

Meanwhile, stir milk and remaining 1/2 cup butter and 1/4 cup cocoa in heavy, medium saucepan over medium heat until smooth. Bring mixture to boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Add powdered sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla and whisk until smooth.

Spread frosting over warm cake. Sprinkle with pecans. Cool cake completely and serve.

Makes 16 to 20 servings.

65 comments on “Mocha Sheet Cake with Pecans

  1. smoretraiolit on

    Hi , I do believe this is an excellent blog. I stumbled upon it on Yahoo , i will come back once again. Money and freedom is the best way to change, may you be rich and help other people.

  2. buy cialis on

    Hullo thither! I have it off this is kinda murder topic simply I was wondering if you knew
    where I could receive a captcha plugin for my gloss shape? I’m victimisation the
    same web log political platform as yours and I’m having difficulty finding ace?
    Thanks a destiny! http://www.cialisles.com/

  3. acetaminophen walmart on

    Hi! I know this is kinda off topic however , I’d figured I’d ask.
    Would you be interested in exchanging links or maybe
    guest writing a blog article or vice-versa? My website discusses a lot of the same subjects as yours and I
    believe we could greatly benefit from each other.
    If you happen to be interested feel free to send me an e-mail.
    I look forward to hearing from you! Excellent blog by the way! https://tylenol1st.com/

  4. grolyrto lemcs on

    An impressive share, I just given this onto a colleague who was doing just a little analysis on this. And he the truth is purchased me breakfast because I discovered it for him.. smile. So let me reword that: Thnx for the deal with! But yeah Thnkx for spending the time to discuss this, I feel strongly about it and love reading extra on this topic. If potential, as you become experience, would you mind updating your weblog with extra particulars? It’s highly useful for me. Huge thumb up for this blog post!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.