Texas Sheet Cake

Vanessa Gregg

By
@VanessaGregg

Easy to make and always a family favorite!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all-purpose flour
2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
butter or margarine (1 stick)
1/2 c
shortening
1 c
brewed coffee (or water)
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa
1/2 c
buttermilk
2
eggs
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla

FROSTING

1/2 c
butter or margarine (1 stick)
2 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa
1/4 c
milk
3 1/2 c
powdered sugar (one pound box less 1/4 cup)
1 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1Combine flour & sugar in a large mixing bowl.
2In a heavy saucepan, combine butter, shortening, coffee or water, & cocoa. Stir & heat to boiling.
3Pour boiling mixture into the flour & sugar in the bowl. Add buttermilk, eggs, baking soda & vanilla.
4Mix well with spoon or electric mixer.
5Pour into a greased jelly roll pan (17-1/2 x 11 inches).
6Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
7While the cake is baking, prepare the frosting. In the same sauce pan, combine the butter, cocoa & milk. Heat to boiling, stirring.
8Remove from heat. Mix in the powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth.
9Pour warm frosting over the cake as soon as you take it out of the oven. Top with chopped pecans, walnuts, mini M&Ms, etc. as desired. Cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes