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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruby Barnes

Category:
Category:
 

Cake


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks butter
1 cup water
4 tablespoons cocoa
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 and grease a large cooking sheet with sides (jelly roll pan?). In a saucepan mix butter, water, and cocoa. Bring to a boil. Pour into large bowl. In a small bowl mix sugar, flour and salt. Gradually add dry mixture to chocolate, mix well. Blending between additions, add 3 eggs, sour cream and baking soda. Pour into well greased cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.
 

Frosting


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick butter
4 tablespoons cocoa
6 tablespoons milk
1 lb powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)

Directions:
Directions:
Make frosting approximately 15 minutes before cake is done. Cake should be frosted as soon as it is removed from the oven.
Melt butter in saucepan. Add cocoa and milk, heat just until mixture starts to bubble. Remove from heat. Gradually beat in powdered sugar and then vanilla. When completely blended, add nuts. Spread on cake as soon as it is removed from the oven.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You could also call this cake "The Ultimate Chocolate Brownie"

 

 

 

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