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5 from 1 vote

Texas Sheet Cake

Chocolate Texas sheet cake is a classic dessert that feeds a crowd.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cake Recipes, Chocolate cake, Dessert Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 814
Author Stephanie Manley

Ingredients

Cake

  • 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

Frosting

  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 16 ounces confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans (optional), chopped

Instructions

  • 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.

Frosting

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 814kcal | Carbohydrates: 110g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 389mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 86g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2.4mg
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