I'd say this recipe was a hit. Moist and not too sweet, but I made it w/o the suggested buttermilk frosting. I also made it gluten free by using my flour blend and adding xanthan gum. Thanks for the great starter recipe :)
Made this for an early Thanksgiving dinner last week to go with pecan pie bars and pumpkin pie squares. I can't believe my parents have never had these before, but now it will be a go-to recipe for them to take to potlucks. Texas Sheet Cake is such a crowd-pleaser because your brownie lover's love it and your cake lovers love it too! Easy and stays moist and gets better the next day. I tweaked the icing and used 6 T buttermilk, 5 T cocoa, 1/2 c. real butter and 4 c. powdered sugar and vanilla. Would be great with pecans, but left out for those who are not nut-lovers. I am making again today to take to Thanksgiving! Yum!
Good! Texas Sheet Cake is a thin layer of moist cake topped with fudgy frosting, kind of a cross between a brownie and cake. Quick and easy to fix. Best with pecans in the frosting, but I made one without nuts for my picky children. Most versions I've tried are very sweet, seems like this one may have had less frosting. In any event it was very good. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
I made three of these for a church function and I got loads of compliments. The only thing I did differenly was that I added 1 tablespoon of cinnamon to each batch. Thanks for a great recipe! I'll probably be making this again!
Mmm!! scrumptious and unbelievably moist. i had some chocolate fudge laying around that probably wouldn't have gotten eaten (a 1-inch cube) so i melted it in with the butter and cocoa. i didn't make the frosting, but used a store-bought white frosting instead. thanks!!
Oh my gosh! I can't believe I found this recipe on here!! I've been making this cake for years. I got the recipe from my mom, written on an old dirty, stained, & faded piece of paper. The frosting is like fudge and we load ours up with pecans. we also put a dash of cinnamon in the cake batter, it really makes a big difference. MMMMmmmm! wish i had some pecans on hand... :)
Yes ma'am. Great one, LeAnnC. Made this yesterday morning, it was a snap to prepare and was absolutely wonderful. Chocolate lovers take note - run, don't walk, to your kitchen and make this now. I made a mistake when doing the frosting and added the cocoa to the powdered sugar instead of boiling it in the pan. No matter, still wonderful. Can't say enough about this one, it will be a regular at our house. THANKS!
i love this recipe.i found this recipe in a magazine 5yrs ago and i was going to make it last night for a party at work the next day but i could not fing the magazine. this is the only recipe where it does not called for shortening,and u mix the buttermilk with the cocoa and bring to a boil. this cake is soo moist,make sure u make the icing about 5mins before the cake is done and pour the hot icing over the hot cake. i think this is best when eaten warm. is recipe is soo easy to mix up, i think it only take maybe 6mins to put together.i always have people that want the recipe after i make it. good luck, once u make this one time you will always make it..
This is a wonderfully textured, moist cake that people took seconds on. My only goof was that I was busy multi-tasking and didn't frost the cake when warm and so the frosting crystalized a bit. So I would say, take that part of the instruction seriously. I ended up having it in a bit of a warm spot and the frosting texture worked itself out. So it's all that and forgiving, too.
I wanted to make a Texas Sheet Cake for a party tonight. I realized I didnt have any sour cream on hand and no time to run to the store! So I used this recipe. I'm so glad I did! This yields a delicious, moist, chocolatey cake! Thankyou for sharing this recipe!