Thursday, September 1, 2011

Yummy Texas Sheet Cake for the Holiday Weekend

This Texas sheet cake is made with sour cream and cocoa and a frosting with chopped pecans.
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
•1 cup butter
•1 cup water
•1/4 cup cocoa
•2 cups sugar
•2 cups flour
•1/8 teaspoon salt
•2 eggs
•1 teaspoon baking soda
•1/2 cup sour cream
•1 teaspoon vanilla

Cake: Combine butter, water, and cocoa in saucepan over medium heat; heat until butter melts. Add sugar, flour, salt, eggs, soda, sour cream, and vanilla; mix well. Pour in a bakeing sheet and Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Spread frosting over hot cake.

•1/2 cup butter
•1/4 cup cocoa
•1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
•1 box (1 pound) confectioners' sugar, sifted (4 1/4 cups sifted)
•1/2 teaspoon vanilla
•1 cup chopped pecans

For frosting, combine butter, cocoa, and milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add remaining ingredients and mix well with electric mixer. Add pecans then spread over the hot sheet cake.


  1. Spotted you at the hop! This looks delicious, you should come link up at my Freestyle Friday party!

    Happy to be your newest follower ~ Adrianne

  2. This recipe sounds like a winner. My kids are going to love this. New follower from the Weekend Gathering. Hope you stop by for a visit.