Chocolate Sheet Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

Chocolate Sheet Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

Delight a crowd with a big chocolate cake slathered with a homemade buttery brown sugar frosting.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

Cake
1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil’s food cake mix
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1 1/4
cups buttermilk
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
Frosting and Topping
1/2
cup butter
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup milk
2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup chocolate-covered cashews
1/2
cup coarsely chopped cashews
1/2
cup coarsely chopped candied pecans
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; boil and stir 2 minutes. Stir in milk; return to boiling. Remove from heat. Cool to lukewarm, about 30 minutes.
  4. Gradually stir powdered sugar into brown sugar mixture. Place saucepan of frosting in bowl of cold water; beat with spoon until smooth and spreadable. If frosting becomes too stiff, stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, or heat over low heat, stirring constantly. Frost cake. Sprinkle evenly with cashews and pecans. Store loosely covered.
Makes 12 servings
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 590
    • (Calories from Fat 260),
  • Total Fat 29g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 420mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 74g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 56g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.