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Cinnamon-Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

Cinnamon-Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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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.

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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