Pioneer Woman’s Chocolate Sheet Cake



2 C. Flour

2 C. Sugar

1/4 Tsp(s) Salt

4 Tbsps (heaping) Cocoa

2 sticks Butter

1 c Boiling Water

1/2 c Buttermilk

2 whole Beaten Eggs

1 tsp Baking Soda

1 tsp Vanilla


1/2 c Finely Chopped Pecans

1-3/4 stick Butter

4 tbsps (heaping) Cocoa

6 tbsps Milk

1 tsp Vanilla

1 lb (minus 1/2 cs) Powdered Sugar

Everyone loves this when I make it! So chocolatey sand moist, it is heaven! This recipe is sheet cake DONE RIGHT! Everyone will love you for making this, it’s so delicious!

Perfect to take anywhere. This will disappear so fast!


Firstly, In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt.
In a saucepan, melt butter. Add cocoa.

Stir together.
Add boiling water, allow mixture to boil for 30 seconds, then turn off heat. Pour over flour mixture, and stir lightly to cool.

In a measuring cup, pour the buttermilk and add beaten eggs, baking soda, and vanilla.

Stir buttermilk mixture into butter/chocolate mixture. Pour into sheet cake pan and bake at 350ºF for 20 mins.

While cake is baking, make the icing. Chop pecans finely. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add cocoa, stir to combine, then turn off heat. Add the milk, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Stir together. Add the pecans, stir together, and pour over warm cake.
Cut into squares, eat