Aunt Toni's Texas Sheet Cake

Total Time
55mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

A favorite around our house for birthday's.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. Grease and flour a jellyroll pan.
  3. For cake: in a large bowl whisk together- 2c.sugar, 2c.flour and 1/2 tsp.of salt, and 1 tsp.baking soda. Set aside.
  4. In another bowl mix together- 2 eggs, 1/2c.milk, 1 Tblsp.vinegar, 1 tsp. vanilla, and, if desired, 1/2c.nuts. Set aside.
  5. In a pot over medium heat melt 2 sticks of butter. Add 1c. water, 4 Tblsp. cocoa powder and mix until encorperated. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  6. To cooled butter mixture add, little by little and mixing constantly- the egg mixture.
  7. Then dump all into the big bowl full of the flour mixture. Stir until JUST combined.
  8. Pour into greased/floured pan and bake 25 minutes or until cake springs back when touched.
  9. For icing: In a pot melt 1 stick of butter, 4 Tblsp. cocoa powder and 6 Tblsp. of milk.
  10. Take off of heat and add powdered sugar, 1 Tblsp. vanilla, and, if desired, 1c. nuts. Beat until smooth. Pour over slightly warm cake. Will harden as it cools.

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A good recipe for this tried and true cake. I had a problem with the frosting not setting up. I used two cups of powdered sugar, and so I'm supposing that wasn't enough. Next time I"ll know:-)

CoffeeB May 29, 2010

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