Texas Sheetcake Recipe

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Texas Sheetcake

Joelle Johnson


This cake is downright absolutely delicious. The sour cream in both the cake & frosting adds wonderful flavor. You can't really taste it but it is wonderful. Also the cinnamon in both the cake and icing is again that little added something ....Enjoy

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1 c
1/4 c
cocoa powder
1 (16oz) can(s)
hershey's chocolate syrup
2 c
2 c
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
sour cream
1 c
1 tsp
1/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
frosting ingredients: see below


1Preheat oven to 350. Spray a sheetpan with nonstick cooking spray. In saucepan place butter, water & cocoa powder heat on medium low until butter is melted. Let mixture cool a couple of minutes.

2In large bowl add remaining ingredients, and pour in the melted butter mixture. Whisk mixture with a large whisk just until smooth and combined.

3Pour into prepared pan and smooth into an even layer. Bake for around 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Let cool 15-20 minutes.

4Frost with frosting mixture:
Ingredients for Frosting:
1/3 cup sour cream
1 stick butter
1/4 plus 2-3 T milk
3 T cocoa
3 3/4 cup powdered sugar
pinch of salt & cinnamon
1 t vanilla

5While cake is cooling, melt stick of butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add remaining ingredients to butter & whisk until smooth. Pour over warm cake and spread out to an even layer. Let frosting cool, cut into squares and eat... Enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes