Cinnamon-Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Cinnamon-Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

This cinnamon-chocolate sheet cake recipe is another easy cake recipe to try. The cinnamon flavor is quite subtle but you’ll find that it complements the chocolatey flavors quite nicely.

How To Make Cinnamon-Chocolate Sheet Cake

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 1 hr 10 mins


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp baking soda

For Frosting:

  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • Nuts, chopped, as desired
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Mix sugar, flour, and cinnamon in a bowl. Mix water, shortening, butter and cocoa in a saucepan and bring to a rapid boil.

  2. Pour the cocoa mixture over dry ingredients and beat until smooth. Add the rest of the ingredients and beat well.

  3. Bake in a greased and floured oblong pan (10x15x1), for 30-40 minutes at 350 degrees. Make frosting 5 minutes before cake is done baking.

For Frosting:

  1. Bring milk, cocoa, and butter to a boil.

  2. Remove from heat and beat in powdered sugar. Add nuts and vanilla.

  3. Ice cake immediately after removing from the oven and serve.


  • Sugar: 107g
  • :
  • Calcium: 57mg
  • Calories: 894kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 135g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg
  • Fat: 39g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 166mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 19g
  • Sodium: 204mg
  • Vitamin A: 816IU
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