Texas sheet cake

Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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marilee stiles


When I was little my mother made this all the time! It is still a favorite after all these years! If you love chocolate then this is a must try! Beware tho! You will find yourself nibbling on it all day!!


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55 Min
20 Min


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  • 2 c
    sifted flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
  • 2 stick
  • 3 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1 c

How to Make Texas sheet cake


  1. In a bowl mix, flour, sour cream, salt, sugar, baking soda and eggs.
  2. In a sauce pan bring to a boil the margarine ,cocoa, and the water
  3. Add boiling mixture to the dry ingredients
  4. Bake for 20 min in a 350 degree oven for 20 min
  5. While your cake bakes make the icing : 1 box of powered sugar, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, 1 stick of margarine, 3 tablespoons cocoa ,6 tablespoons of milk, 1 cup of pecans ( optional )
  6. In a bowl: mix powered sugar, vanilla,and pecans
  7. In a sauce pan bring to boil margarine , milk and cocoa
  8. Add boiling mixture to dry ingredients
  9. Beat until smooth
  10. Frost cake while still warm

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About Texas sheet cake

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

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