Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tbsp cocoa
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup butter 
  • 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

    Bring butter, water, and cocoa to boil in a heavy pan. Take from heat and add immediately to dry ingredients. Add sour cream. Add eggs and baking soda. Batter will be very thin. Pour batter into a greased 9x12 cookie sheet.  Bake at 375 for 20 minutes. Prepare frosting while cake is in the oven. 

    Frosting:

    Add milk, cocoa, and butter to a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Once boiling, remove it from the heat and stir in powdered sugar. Stir until there are no lumps. Pour icing over warm cake and allow frosting to set for 10 minutes before eating.

Ingredients 

2 cups sugar

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup butter (2 sticks)

1 tsp. baking soda

1 cup water

4 tbsp cocoa

1/2 cup sour cream

2 eggs

Frosting 

6 tbsp milk

3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 cup butter 

3 3/4 cups powdered sugar

Directions 

Bring butter, water, and cocoa to boil in a heavy pan. Take from heat and add immediately to dry ingredients. Add sour cream. Add eggs and baking soda. Batter will be very thin. Pour batter into a greased 9×12 cookie sheet.  Bake at 375 for 20 minutes. Prepare frosting while cake is in the oven. 

Frosting:

Add milk, cocoa, and butter to a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Once boiling, remove it from the heat and stir in powdered sugar. Stir until there are no lumps. Pour icing over warm cake and allow frosting to set for 10 minutes before eating.