Sunday, July 24, 2011

Texas Sheet Cake

Why is this recipe not on my blog? Sheesh. Here it is NOT in a sheet pan, since I made this one in a tiny toaster oven, but it's too delicious to keep from you any longer. Grandma June LOVED this cake and I always made sure to bring her a piece.
Texas Sheet Cake Recipe
2 cubes butter
1 c. water
1/4 c. cocoa
1/4 t. salt
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/4 c. buttermilk (milk with a dash of vinegar)
1 t. baking soda
2 eggs
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. vanilla

Boil butter, water, and cocoa. Stir in flour, sugar and salt. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth. Grease and flour a sheet pan. Bake 20 minutes at 375.

Fudge Frosting
1 cube butter
1/4 c. cocoa
6 T. milk
3 c. icing sugar
1 t. vanilla

Boil butter, cocoa and milk. Stir in vanilla, and add powdered sugar until smooth. Pour over cake while hot.

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