How to Make a Texas Cake With Icing

Here's a small town favorite that will please any crowd.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 sticks of butter
  • 8 tbsp. cocoa
  • 4 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar

Steps

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    Bring to boil: water, 2 sticks of butter, and 4 tbsp. of cocoa.
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    Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, eggs, and sour cream to boiling mixture.
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    Pour batter in greased and floured 12x 18 cookie sheet.
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    Bake at 350° for 25 minutes.
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    Icing - Melt together 1 stick of butter, 4 tbsp. of cocoa, 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar, 1 tsp. of vanilla and 4 tbsp. of milk.
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    Put icing on cake as soon as it comes out of the oven.
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    Finished.

Warnings

  • Be careful — the oven is hot.

Things You'll Need

  • Small saucepan
  • 12 x 18 cookie sheet
  • Oven
  • Whisk or spoon for stirring the ingredients

Article Info

Categories: Cakes