Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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TEXAS SHEET CAKE

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By
@rosecuriouscooks

This recipe was personally prepared by Irene Justis for the July 2015 Curious Cuisiners meeting.


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Serves:

depending on cuts, at least 15 or so servings.

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 c
water
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2
eggs
1/2 c
sour cream

ICING

1/2 c
butter
6 Tbsp
milk
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 lb
confectioners' sugar (3-1/2 cups)
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
pecans, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. For the cake, combine the butter, water and cocoa in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat.
2
In a mixing bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
3
Add the butter mixture all at once, and stir to blend. Whisk the eggs and sour cream together, add to the batter and mix well. Pour into an 18x12x1 inch pan and bake for 20 minutes.
4
Just before the cake is done, make the icing. Combine the butter, milk and cocoa in a large, heavy saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the confections sugar and mix well. Ice the cake while it is still warm and top with nuts if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy