Texas Sheet Cake

Recipe by SharleneW
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • For cake: Sift together sugar and flour in a large bowl; set aside.
  • Combine butter, shortening, cocoa and water in a medium saucepan over medium high heat.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until butter and shortening melt.
  • Remove from heat and pour over sugar mixture, stirring until dissolved.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Stir in Buttermilk, eggs, baking soda and vanilla.
  • Pour into a greased and lightly floured 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan.
  • Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes.
  • (Cake will have a fudge-like texture.).
  • For Chocolate Icing: Combine butter, cocoa and milk in a medium saucepan.
  • Cook over low heat for about 5 minutes until butter melts.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Remove from heat and stir in sugar and vanilla.
  • Beat at medium speed with electric mixer until smooth and sugar dissolves.
  • Stir in pecans and spread over top of hot cake.
Advertisement