Texas Sheet Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by loriyeargan

A co-worker recently made a version of this for our Christmas party and it was VERY good. I found this recipe in the "King's Daughters Hospital Centennial Cookbook".

Top Review by RedHotBeads

Great cake. Made it for my son's birthday gathering this summer and it was perfect. Everyone enjoyed it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For cake: Mix sugar and flour in a large bowl.
  2. Combine butter, water, shortening, and cocoa in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Pour cocoa mixture over the sugar and flour; stir well.
  4. Add sour cream, eggs, baking soda, cinnamon, and vanilla; mix well.
  5. Pour into a greased 11x16-inch oblong cake pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.
  7. For icing: Mix butter, cocoa, and milk in saucepan and bring to boil.
  8. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar and vanilla; beat well with mixer.
  9. Stir in nuts.
  10. Spread on cake while warm.

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