Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Recipe from Daisy Sour Cream
Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake
SERVINGS
16
SERVING SIZE
1  2-1/4 x 3-1/4-inch slice
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
40 mins
Ingredients
  • 1   cup water
  • 1 1/2  cups butter
  • 3/4  cup cocoa
  • 2   cups granulated sugar
  • 1   teaspoon baking powder
  • 2   cups flour
  • 1 1/2  cups Daisy Brand Sour Cream
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons vanilla
  • 2   eggs
  • 1   dash salt
  • 6   tablespoons 2% milk
  • 2   cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2  cup chopped pecans (optional)
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Directions
Cake:
1. 
Combine the water, 2 sticks of butter, and 1/2 cup cocoa in saucepan. Boil for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Set aside to cool slightly. In a separate bowl, mix the granulated sugar, baking soda, and flour. Stir in the sour cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla, eggs, and dash of salt. Add the slightly cooled chocolate mixture and stir well. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 13x9 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Five minutes before removing the cake from the oven, prepare the icing.
Icing:
1. 
Combine the milk, 1/4 cup cocoa and 1 stick of butter in a saucepan. Boil for 1 minute stirring constantly. Add the powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Add chopped nuts, if desired. Mix well and pour over the hot cake.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 452, Fat, total (g) 24, chol. (mg) 84, carb. (g) 54, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 4, sodium (mg) 107, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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