Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is just another variation of the Texas Sheet Cake. My family really enjoyed it, but asked that next time I prepare, to cut the icing in half! I'm not sure I want to do that; it's perfect like it is for me!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in mixing bowl; set aside.
  2. Bring to a boil butter, water, and cocoa.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Add flour mixture to cocoa mixture.
  5. Stir in sour cream.
  6. Pour into jelly roll baking pan.
  7. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
  8. While cake is baking, melt butter in saucepan and add milk and cocoa.
  9. Bring to a boil.
  10. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar along with vanilla.
  11. Mix until smooth.
  12. Pour over warm cake and cool completely before serving.


Most Helpful

I too had found this recipe in Taste of Home last year. And I had also misplaced it, I can't thank you enough for sharing it. I have been craving this cake for a while. A million thanks!

DurangoMom January 19, 2004

Super easy to make and very moist and tasty. A little too sweet for some but excellent with vanilla ice cream.

PA Kathy January 01, 2005

Sweet Cooking..this cake is awesome... could I give it 25 stars? it turned out so moist and yummy, we ate half and I froze the rest for later, the only change I made, was I used 2% milk instead of water. This is a winner, thanks for posting, I will be making this again :-)

Kittencal@recipezazz March 17, 2004

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