Texas Sheet Cake

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°1 cup butter

°1 cup of water

°¼ cup cocoa

°2 cups of sugar

°2 cups flour

°⅛ teaspoon of salt

°2 eggs

°1 teaspoon baking soda

°½ cup sour cream

°1 teaspoon vanilla

°Frosting (recipe below)


°½ cup of butter

°¼ cup cocoa

°¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons milk

°1 box (1 pound) icing sugar (sift first to remove lumps – otherwise icing will remain lumpy)

°½ teaspoon of vanilla

°Chopped pecans (optional)

+For the cake:

In a saucepan, combine butter, water and cocoa over medium heat. heat until the butter melts. Don’t cook too long.

In another bowl, combine sugar, flour, salt, eggs and baking soda.

Add the butter mixture to the dry ingred*ents. Watch out, it’s hot.

Adding sour cream and vanilla & mix well.

Pour into a cake pan or jelly roll pan.

Baking at 350 degrees for 20 mn.

For the icing:

In a saucepan, combine the butter, cocoa and milk over medium heat and bring to a boil.

Immediately remove from the heat and mix with the icing sugar and vanilla.

Mix well with a blender to remove lumps.

Spread onto cake sheet while STILL w*rm.

You can either stir the chopped pecans into the frosting before pouring it over the hot cake, or sprinkle them on top after you put the frosting on (or omit all together)

Enjoy !

Credit: Lama Cooks