Decadent Scotch Chocolate Cake

Scotch Chocolate Cake Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
Scotch Chocolate Cake. Scotch Chocolate Cake Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
    65 min
I just love this recipe for Scotch Chocolate Cake. Each and every time I've taken this chocolate sheet cake to a party or potluck, I come home with an empty pan.

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What You'll Need

  • CAKE -
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 cup water
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  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • ICING -
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 6 tablespoons milk
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  • less than 1 pound box powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts, lightly toasted
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

How to Make It

For Cake -
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 pan. Combine flour and sugar. Set aside. Put butter, oil, cocoa and water in pan. Bring to a rapid boil. Pour into flour and sugar mixture. Mix well. Add last set of ingredients. Mix well. Put into pan and bake for 30 minutes.

For Icing -
Bring butter, cocoa and milk to a boil in same pan from above. Stir to prevent burning. Remove from heat and add rest of ingredients. Spread on hot cake.

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