Texas Sheet Cake
From the kitchen of Vera Mathers
Cakes - makes 8 servings
Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Rest time: none
- 2 sticks Butter
- 2 cups Sugar
- 2 cups Flour
- 2 Eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1 cup Water
- 1 teaspoon Baking soda
- 1/4 cup Cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup Sour cream
Preheat oven to 375 F.
In a 3 quart saucepan, bring to boil butter, water and cocoa.
Remove from heat and add flour, sugar and salt.
Beat in eggs, add sour cream and baking soda.
Pour into 18x12" pan.
Bake at 375 for 22 to 25 minutes.
While cake is in the oven, make icing as follows.
Bring 1 stick butter, 1/4 cup cocoa, and 1/3 cup milk to a boil.
Take off heat and add 1 cup chopped nuts, 1 pound powdered sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Spread icing on cake while hot.