"the lady & sons" texas sheet cake

★★★★☆ 4
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By Kimi Gaines
from orlando, FL

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!!

★★★★☆ 4
serves 24
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For "the lady & sons" texas sheet cake

  • 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)

How To Make "the lady & sons" texas sheet cake

  • 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.

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