Texas Sheet Cake

Recipe by BayLeigh Ann
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease 15x10x1 inch baking pan; set aside.
  • combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan combine butter, cocoa powder and 1 cup water.
  • Bring mixture just to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add the chocolate mixture to dry mixture and beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until thoroughly combined.
  • Add eggs, buttermilk and vanilla.
  • Beat for 1 minute (batter will be thin).
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven about 25 minutes or until wooden toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center of the cake.
  • Pour warm chocolate buttermilk frosting over the warm cake, spreading evenly.
  • Place cake in pan on a wire rack; cool thoroughly before cutting.
  • Chocolate-Buttermilk Frosting: In a medium saucepan combine butter, cocoa powder and buttermilk.
  • Bring to boiling.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add sifted powdered sugar and vanilla.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • If desired, stir in 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans.
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