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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

1 cup of butter
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1 cup water
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 large eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup cocoa powder
6 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups powdered sugar
1 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease an 18-inch-by-12-inch rimmed baking sheet and set aside.

In a small saucepan over medium heat, add the butter, cocoa powder and water. Stir to combine the ingredients. Cook the ingredients until it just comes to a boil. Remove from heat.

In a large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, baking soda and salt. Pour cocoa mixture over the flour mixture and mix thoroughly.

Add the buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla extract and mix until combined.

Pour batter into prepared pan and spread it evenly out. Bake for about 18-20 minutes or until the cake bounces bake when lightly touched. Remove cake from oven.

While the cake is baking, prepare the frosting.

In a small saucepan over medium heat, add the butter, cocoa and milk. Bring the mixture to a boil and then remove from heat. Whisk in the vanilla extract and powdered sugar until smooth.,quickly add walnuts

When the cake comes out of the oven, immediately pour the frosting over the top and spread it out evenly. Let cool and refrigerate about one hour.
Teri in Missouri

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