Texas Sheet Cake

Contributed By: Parker


1 cup butter, cubed
1 cup water
1/4 cup baking cocoa
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons 2% milk
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. In a large saucepan, bring the butter, water and cocoa to a boil. Remove from the heat. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt; add to cocoa mixture. Stir in the sour cream until smooth.
2. Pour into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
3. In a small saucepan, melt butter; add milk and cocoa. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat. Whisk in confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Pour over warm cake. Cool completely on a wire rack.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
YIELD: 15 servings.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 418 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 266mg sodium, 72g carbohydrate (57g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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