Grandma Stoddard's Texas Sheet Cake

Recipe by Overton Fam
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 12-15




  • For Cake:.
  • Grease 10x15x2 pan (jelly roll pan).
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a medium saucepan, bring to a boil: butter, water and cocoa. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, sift together: sugar, flour and salt.
  • In a seperate bowl, beat together: eggs, buttermilk (or sour cream), vinegar, vanilla and baking soda.
  • Pour both the egg/milk mixture and the warm chocolate mixture into the flour mixture. Stir until well mixed.
  • Pour warm batter into greased pan.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • While cake is baking, prepare frosting.
  • For frosting:.
  • Bring to a boil: butter, cocoa and milk.
  • Add: powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts.
  • Spread on cake immediately after removing cake from oven. Must be hot spread easily.