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Texas Sheet Cake


My neighbor lady gifted this delicious cake to me years ago when I was fresh out of college and living in my first apartment.  I begged her to give me the recipe the very next day.  I have made it for so many occasions over the years, and especially for large gatherings such as family reunions.  It has always been a huge hit.

This is the quickest homemade cake you will ever make…I promise.  Here’s all I did to make it…

  • I brought some butter, water and cocoa just to a boil and removed it from the heat.  Then I added some eggs, sour cream and dry ingredients.
  • I poured the batter into a greased sheet pan and baked it until done.
  • And lastly I whipped together a quick and easy cocoa icing, 5 minutes tops… added lots of pecans, and spread it over the warm cake.

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Cindy Gibbs » about

Hi, I'm Cindy, born and raised in the Bluegrass State. The food at My Country Table is homestyle, savory, southern and sweet, where I love to revive the old fashioned forgotten recipes of years past and test new ones as well. Please come join me at My Country Table.