Texas Sheet Cake with Frosting

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

This delicious, rich and moist Texas sheet cake is made with sour cream and cocoa, then it's topped with a chocolate frosting.


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Serves:

Makes 24 servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE

1 c
butter at room temperature
1 c
water at room temperature
1/4 c
cocoa
2 c
sugar
2 c
flour
1/8 tsp
salt
2 large
eggs at room temperature
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
sour cream at room temperature
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

FOR THE FROSTING

1/2 c
butter at room temperature
1/4 c
cocoa
1/4 c
plus 2 tablespoons milk
1 box
confectioners' sugar, sifted (1 pound)
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 c
chopped pecans, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR THE CAKE:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine butter, water, and cocoa in saucepan over medium heat; heat until butter melts.
2
Add sugar, flour, salt, eggs, soda, sour cream, and vanilla; mix well
3
Pour into a 15x10x1-inch jelly roll pan. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Frost while still hot.
4
FOR THE FROSTING:

Combine butter, cocoa, and milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
5
Add the confectioners' sugar and vanilla mix well with electric mixer.
6
Stir in pecans, and pour over the cake. Spread to cover the hot cake.