"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste

Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Texas Sheet Cake, by , is from The Donovan Family Online Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marge Donovan
Added: Friday, February 27, 2004

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2C sugar
1 C oil
1 C water
4 T cocoa
2 C flour
1/2 t salt
2 eggs
1/2 C sour cream 1
t baking soda

Frosting:
1/2 C margarine or butter
4 T cocoa
6-8 t milk
3/4 Box confectionary sugar

Use softened buttter. Put all ingredients in a bowl except milk. Beat, adding milk gradually until speadable consistancy.

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water and oil and cocoa to a boil. Remove from stove and add flour, sugar and salt. In a separate bowl beat eggs, add sour cream and baking soda. Add to flour mixture, Mix well. Grease or pam a 11x15 jellyroll pan. ( may also be made in a 9x13) Bake at 375 20-25 minutes or until bounces back when touched with finger

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
many
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
50 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great dessert for a crowd. It is so delicious and tastes great for days, if it sould last that long.. Sometimes I have people over just to make this cake!

 

 

 

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