Texas Sheet Cake
I have made this Texas sheet cake recipe for years. My children always chose it for their birthday cake over any other and it makes enough for a crowd. Moist and delicious. Very easy to make. Enjoy!
Texas Sheet Cake Ingredients
These are the ingredients youll need to make this irresistibly decadent Texas sheet cake recipe
For the cake Allpurpose flour white sugar baking soda salt sour cream eggs butter water and unsweetened cocoa powder For the icing Milk unsweetened cocoa powder butter confectioners sugar vanilla and optional walnuts
How to Make Texas Sheet Cake
Youll find the full stepbystep recipe below but heres a brief overview of what you can expect when you make Texas sheet cake at home
1. Make the cake Combine the dry ingredients then beat in the sour cream and eggs. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add the water and cocoa powder bring to a boil and remove from the heat. Let cool slightly and stir into the sour cream mixture 2. Bake the cake Pour the batter into a prepared cake pan and bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick comes out clean 3. Make the icing Combine the milk cocoa powder and butter in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in the remaining ingredients. Frost the warm cake.
Tip Dont let the icing cool too much before you spread it over the warm cake. It will harden into a fudgelike consistency very quickly!
How to Store Texas Sheet Cake
Cover the Texas sheet cake tightly and store at room temperature for up to three days or in the refrigerator for up to five days.