"For I was hungry & you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty & you gave me something to drink..."

Matthew 25:35

Monday, January 12, 2009

texas chocolate sheet cake

Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake:
Combine in a mixing bowl:
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tsp cinnamon

In a saucepan, melt:
2 sticks butter
Add 4 heaping tablespoons cocoa. Stir together.
Add 1 cup boiling water, allow mixture to boil for 30 seconds, then turn off heat.
Pour over flour mixture, and stir lightly to cool.

In measuring cup:
pour 1/2 cup buttermilk.
Add: 2 beaten eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
Stir buttermilk mixture into butter/chocolate mixture. Pour into sheet cake pan and bake at 350-degrees for 20 minutes.

*i used a 9x13in baking pan & baked it @ 375 for 20-25min

While cake is baking:
make icing:
Melt 1 3/4 sticks butter in a saucepan.
Add: 4 heaping tablespoons cocoa, stir to combine, then turn off heat.
Add: 6 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 lb minus 1/2 cup powdered sugar
Stir together.
pour the frosting over the warm cake


p.s. you will seriously want to eat all of this cake- eat it WARM! it's sooooo good!!!
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