Great cake for graduation parties

Posted on 25. May, 2012 by in Organize

This cake is so easy to make with ingredients you probably have at home.  I tried to keep sugar, flour, sour cream, baking soda, and Hershey cocoa around so I can pop one of these cakes together! You know, when that chocolate craving hits!

Texas Sheet Cake

Ingredients

icing

  • 3 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 tblsp cocoa
  • 5 tblsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

cake

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 4 tblsp cocoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Directions

Step 1 Boil 1 cup of water with 2 sticks oleo and 4 tblsp cocoa until melted.
Step 2 Beat 2 eggs in mixer bowl, then mix in cake ingredients -- 2 cups sugar, 2 cups flour, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1 tsp baking soda.
Step 3 Mix Step 1 and Step 2 together. Pour into 13x9 baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 22 minutes. Let cool.
Step 4 Melt 1 stick oleo, 4 tblsp cocoa, 5 tblsp milk in small sauce pan. Once melted, add 1 tsp vanilla. Pour over 3 1/2 cups confectioners sugar and mix using mixer. Use to ice cooled cake.

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