1. Food
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Scotch Chocolate Cake

User Rating 4 Star Rating (4 Reviews)


Scotch Chocolate Cake Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli

Scotch Chocolate Cake

Scotch Chocolate Cake Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
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.

Be sure to look at the bottom of this recipe for even more Chocolate Cake Recipes.

Prep Time: 35 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Yield: 12 - 16 pieces


  • CAKE -
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 cup water
  • ---
  • 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
  • ---
  • less than 1 pound box powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts, lightly toasted
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


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.

More Chocolate Cake Recipes
Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
Milk Chocolate Snack Cake
Festive Flourless Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake
Celebration Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Eclair Dump Cake
Chocolate Hazelnut Tea Cakes
Even More Chocolate Cake Recipes
User Reviews

Reviews for this section have been closed.

 5 out of 5
Love this Chocolate Cake, Member Mandy216

I can't decide which I liked more, the cake or the frosting. Made it for a party. People took extra pieces home.

1 out of 1 people found this helpful.

See all 4 reviews

Related Video
How to Make Chocolate Cake

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.