Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Tasty Tuesday - Texas Sheet Cake




I wanted to share my family's favorite chocolate cake recipe, Texas Sheet Cake, a moist chocolaty dessert with a fudgy topping. Ecstasy!



Texas Sheet Cake


2 sticks butter


4 Tbsp. cocoa


1 C water



Combine in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Take off stove and cool slightly.


Sift together:


2 C flour


2 C sugar


½ tsp. salt


½ tsp. baking soda

Pour cocoa mixture into flour mixture and mix well.


In a separate bowl,

2 eggs


1 - 8 oz. carton of sour cream


Beat eggs. Add sour cream to the eggs and mix well. Add sour cream mixture to the cocoa mixture.



Bake in jelly roll pan at 350° for approximately 30 minutes.



Icing:


1 stick butter



6 tbsp. milk



1/4 C cocoa


Combine in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Take off stove and let cool slightly. Stir in 3 C powdered sugar, sifted, and 1 tsp. vanilla. Optional: add 1 C nuts. Spread over cake while still warm.



For more fabulous recipes, visit Jen's Tasty Tuesday Blog Party over at Balancing Beauty and Bedlam.

7 comments:

heartnsoulcooking said...

I love anything chocolate and easy to make. This has both oh goody a new recipe for the recipe box. THANKS!!! If you have the time come by and visit my blog. Geri

Kara said...

This has been one of my favorite cake recipes since I was a little girl. It really is delicious!

Christi @ A Southern Life said...

Your cake sounds wonderful and easy to do. Can't beat that combination! Thanks for sharing.

Christi

Tracey said...

This sounds unbelievably delicious! My youngest loves chocolate cake so I'll have to use this recipe with her on our baking day!

Connie said...

...I've made that recipe and it was OH SOOOOOOO GOOD!!! I've forgotten about that recipe, must be time to get it out again - but I need a reason to make a sweet....hmmm, we could celebrate that you reminded me of that recipe!! That's a good reason!

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

oooo---I have a similar recipe, and yours sounds GOOD! :) Thanks so much for stopping by and signing up for my giveaway. :)

Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said...

Any cake with Texas in its name has gotta be good! Sounds yummy!