Bday Baking

For my birthday we made Texas sheet cake. This is the only recipe TSC recipe I have tried but why try something different when this one is amazing!

Texas Sheet Cake

 

Cake

1 cup water

4 Tablespoons cocoa powder

2 sticks of butter or margarine

2 cups  flour

2 cups sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda 

1 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla 

1/2 cup buttermilk

 

Icing

4 Tablespoon cocoa powder

1 stick butter or margarine

6 Tablespoons buttermilk

4 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

 

Grease 1 large cookie sheet (12x17x1). Bring to boil water, cocoa powder, two sticks of butter. In separate bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt. Pour boiling mixture into dry ingredients. Add two eggs, vanilla, buttermilk. Mix and pour on cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes at 350.

For frosting bring cocoa powder, butter and buttermilk to a boil. Remove from burner. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Frost while cake is still hot. 

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