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Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake

Nutrition Facts
  • Makes: 24 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Bake: 22 mins at 375°F
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Ingredients

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Cake:
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 16 - ounce box confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions

Cake:
  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees . Coat a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place butter, water and cocoa in a saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add flour, sugar and salt. Stir in sour cream, baking soda and eggs. Mix until blended; pour into prepared pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 22 minutes.
Frosting:
  1. Place butter, milk and cocoa in a saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring until bubbly. Remove from heat; beat in sugar, vanilla and nuts. Spread on cake while still warm.