Texas Sheet Cake

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
SERVINGS
24
PREP TIME
10 mins

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
Recipe from Family Circle
Ingredients
    Cake:
    • 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
    Frosting:
    • 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
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    Directions
    Cake:
    1. 
    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.
    Frosting:
    1. 
    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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