We know that most of you have watched the Duggar family on the DVD, NetFlix courtesy. We loved the kids in the program and how the entire family worked. This made many huge families look minuscule when compared! So, did you check out for their book in your town library to learn more about the curious family of stranger things? If you have read it, then you will surely have got loads of tips and motivation as a parent in the streams of discipline and organization. The grandma’s chocolate sheet cake is a famous cake for Mary Duggar. And, you will find the recipe in “The Duggars: 20 and Counting!: Raising One of America’s Largest Families – How They Do It.” Over the entire course of this article, we are sharing information and a special recipe of Grandma Duggar. It is the one and only Grandma’s chocolate sheet cake recipe.

Mary Duggar grew up in Farmington, Arkansas, and married Jimmy Lee almost in 50 years. She found great joy from sharing her love with Jesus and by her own tale of how, at the age of 15, Mary asked Christ to forgive her for her sins. The tribute continued on to her highlights. Grandma Duggar’s life is almost successful because of playing a massive role in being a grandma to her twenty – one grandchild and thirteen great-grandchildren. Mary spends a wonderful been a follower of Christ, a wife, a dedicated mother, an admiring mother in law as well by been a lovely grandmother. She passed this beautiful life on June 09.

Grandma Duggar’s chocolate sheet cake: Recipe and everything you need to know about the Duggar’s special.-Grandma’s chocolate sheet cake

Now let us talk about the most Grandma Duggar’s unique and delicious cake recipe. Which is known as Chocolate sheet cake? Mary Duggar every time talk about this cake, and she even tells that recipe is easy to do and tastes delicious. First, lets us talk about the ingredients and everything to make grandma’s chocolate sheet cake.

For the Grandma’s chocolate sheet cake:

Ingredients for the Grandma’s chocolate sheet cake:

  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 stick of “oleo” (I used butter.)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1/2 cup of buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup of shortening
  • 1 tablespoon of cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Now lets us see what the steps that you should do to make this chocolate sheet cake as her cake are. To bake this cake and to make this cake delicious as you need the follow the given steps carefully and accordingly.

Mix some butter (if you have margarine, you can use margarine as well) cocoa, water, and shortening in a small bowl. Then heat it just to boil and after being boil remove from heat. Pour over after flour mixture.

After mixing it, add buttermilk, eggs vanilla soda, and lastly, cinnamon. Mix it well and then pour that into 16″ x 11″ saucepan ( It is possible to use 9 x 13 and just baked the cake longer than Grandma’s recipe instructed ). The batter will be thin.

Then bake the cake mixture at 400 for 20 minutes ( The 9 x 13 cake is just for 30 minutes. Just bake until a toothpick comes out clean.) Until the cake is baking, prepare the frosting.

Instruction as given below to make the frosting

For the Frosting:


6 tablespoons of milk

1 stick of “oleo” or butter

4 tablespoons of cocoa

1 cup of nut


You need to start doing this frosting 5mins before the cake is all done and fully baked.

Melt milk. Stick of oleo or butter, nuts, and cocoa together in a saucepan bring to a boil.

Next, remove from heat and add confectioners sugar and vanilla and mix thoroughly.

Spread the made frosting over the cake while it is still hot and cool the cake.


Other than the frosting used above, you can use the native Grandma Mary Duggar’s chocolate icing to cover the cake. This icing is the original recipe and the famous Duggar icing of the United States.

Grandma Mary Duggar’s chocolate icing recipe


1/2 cup of margarine or 1 stick of butter

3 teaspoons of cocoa

6 teaspoons of milk

1Ib of confectioner’s sugar

1 tablespoon of vanilla


Melt butter in a saucepan. And then add in cocoa and vanilla. Stir until mixed and then add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Spread the icing while it is hot.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with vanilla ice cream

Grandma’s Chocolate Sheet Cake recipe: Texan styled sheet cake!


For the cake:

2 cups of all-purpose flour (9 ounces)

1 cup of butter

1/3 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder

1 cup of water

2 large eggs

1/2 cup of buttermilk

1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

2 cups of granulated sugar

1 teaspoon of baking soda

1/4 teaspoon of salt

Chocolate Frosting:

3 1/2 cups of confectioners’ sugar

1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1/4 cup of butter

3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder

1/3 cup buttermilk (as needed)


For the cake:

Preheat the oven to 350F and grease with butter and flour the baking tray.

Mix together flour, granulated sugar, baking soda, and salt in a mid-size bowl.

Then, mix butter, cocoa, and water in a small saucepan. After it comes to a boil, take away from heat.

With the use of a mixer, beat the chocolate till it becomes a dry nature. Then, add eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk to the made blender and beat for 1min. Make sure that the batter is thin and delicate.

Next, pour this into the baking tray and bake for 25mins.

Apply the frosting over the warm cake and flat evenly.

For the Frosting:

Mix all the ingredients together and spread on the warm cake.

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