Texas Sheet Cake

Serve this easy dessert to the chocolate lovers in your family. It's also the perfect recipe for potlucks with a preparation time that's just over 30 minutes.

Recipe from Family Circle
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    • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
    • 1 cup water
    • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup sour cream
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
    • 6 tablespoons milk
    • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 1 16 ounce box confectioners' sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
    Heat oven to 375 degrees . Coat a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place butter, water and cocoa in a saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add flour, sugar and salt. Stir in sour cream, baking soda and eggs. Mix until blended; pour into prepared pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 22 minutes.
    Place butter, milk and cocoa in a saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring until bubbly. Remove from heat; beat in sugar, vanilla and nuts. Spread on cake while still warm.
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