Sunday, March 12, 2017

Texas Sheet Cake


2 sticks butter
1 cup water
4 tbs cocoa
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
3 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Grease a large cookie sheet with sides.  In a sauce pan mix butter, water and cocoa.  Bring to a boil.  Pour into large bowl.  In a small bowl mix sugar, flour, and salt.  Gradually add dry mixture to chocolate, mix well.  Blending between additions, add 3 eggs, sour cream, and baking soda.  Pour into well greased cookie sheet.  Bake for 20 minutes.

1 stick butter
 4 tbs cocoa
6 tbs milk
1 lb powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup choppped walnuts

Make frosting approximately 15 minutes before cake is done.  cake should be frosted as soon as it is removed from the oven.   Melt butter in saucepan.  Add cocoa, and milk, heat just until mixture starts to bubble.  Remove from heat.  Gradually beat in powdered sugar and then vanilla.  Spread on cake.