"The Lady & Sons" Texas Sheet Cake

Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

When I was growing up my mom made this cake but she called it Neighborhood Cake. It is such an easy & chocolaty good. I like it with nuts. It is great to take to a potluck or picnic. When it cools store it in the fridge. Personally I like it warm!!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 c
water
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 c
flour
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 c
sour cream

ICING

1/2 c
butter
6 Tbsp
milk
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
chopped pecans (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F. for the cake, combine the butter, water, and cocoa in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil;set aside.In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt & soda. Add all the chocolate mixture all at once; stirring to combine. Add in slightly beaten egg and sour cream together; pour in bowl and mix well. Pour batter into a lightly sprayed 18x12x1-inch pan and bake for 20 minutes.
2
Icing:Just before the cake is done, make the icing. combine butter, milk & cocoa in a large sauce pan and bring to a boil. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla. Cool the cake slightly, then pour over cake. Sprinkle with pecans.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #nuts