Anita Day Recipe

White Texas Sheet Cake

By Anita Day Luvlife68


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
16-20
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Anita's Story

This was taken from a Taste of Home cookbook, but with my Mom being from Texas, I had to try it. Now it is one of my favorite cakes.

Ingredients

1 c
butter, cubed
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1 c
water
2 c
all-purpose flour
2 c
sugar
2
eggs, beaten
1/2 c
sour cream
1 tsp
almond extract
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
FROSTING:
1/2 c
butter
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1/4 c
milk
4 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 c
walnuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, bring butter and water just to a boil. Immediately remove from heat; stir in the flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, almond extract, baking soda and salt until smooth.
2
Pour into a greased 15in x 10in x 1in baking pan. Bake at 375 for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center, comes out clean, and cake is golden brown. Cool for 20 minutes.
3
For frosting, in a large saucepan, combine butter and milk. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in sugar and extract. Stir in walnuts; spread over cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes