This originally appeared as a guest post over on Eat Enjoy Live.
Today I’m going to share with you one of my favorite desserts – Texas Sheet Cake! This is a dish I fell in love with long before I moved to Texas. My aunt (who has always lived in Michigan, go figure) makes this for any big family gatherings, and it is always a hit. This is her recipe. It is moist and oh-so-delicious. I hope you enjoy! 🙂
Texas Sheet Cake
For the Cake
- 2 sticks of butter
- 4 Tbsp. cocoa
- 1 c. water
- 2 c. flour
- 2 c. sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 c. milk
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 large cookie sheet with a rim/raised edges, greased
For the Frosting
- 1 stick of butter
- 4 Tbsp. cocoa
- 6 Tbsp. milk
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 lb. powdered sugar
- Optional: sprinkles, nuts, or other small scatter-able toppings as desired
- For the cake, boil the butter, cocoa and water together until smooth.
- Mix in the rest of the cake ingredients, and pour into greased sheet pan.
- Bake at 375F for 20-25 minutes.
- For the frosting, combine and boil the butter, cocoa, milk and vanilla.
- Add the powdered sugar and blend well.
- Pour and spread over the cake while it is still hot.
- Sprinkle with toppings, if desired.
- Let cool, and enjoy!
Have you ever made Texas Sheet Cake? What’s your favorite dessert?
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