A Texas Sheet Cake is an easy cake to make. This cake can be made out of ingredients that are inside of your pantry. This cake makes it own frosting.
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Texas Sheet Cake
Chocolate Texas sheet cake is a classic dessert that feeds a crowd.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 sticks butter
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- 1 cup water
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 stick butter
- 4 tablespoons cocoa
- 6 tablespoons buttermilk
- 16 ounces confectioners sugar
- 1 1/2 cups pecans (optional), chopped
Measure the flour, sugar and baking soda and set aside. Bring 2 sticks butter, cocoa, and water to boil. Remove from heat; stir in dry ingredients.
Add the eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla. Stir until blended well; pour in 9X13 inch greased and floured pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from oven.
While cake is baking, bring 1 stick butter, cocoa and buttermilk to boil; add 1 box confectioners sugar. Stir only until smooth.
Add 1 tsp. vanilla and pecans. Pour frosting over cake.