Thursday, March 26, 2015

Texas Cake

Texas Cake

2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1/2 c. sour cream
2 eggs
1 c. water
1 c. butter 
5 T. unsweetened cocoa

Grease and flour jellyroll pan.  Preheat oven to 350º.

Combine flour, sugar, soda and salt.  Beat in eggs and sour cream.  Set aside.

Melt butter in a sauce pan. Add water and 5 T cocoa and bring  to a boil.  Remove from heat and cool slightly.  
Stir into egg mixture until blended.  Pour into pan and bake for 20 min. or until toothpick placed in the center comes out clean. Spread frosting on warm cake.


1/2 c. butter, melted in a large saucepan
1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa
1/3 c. milk
1 lb. pkg. powdered sugar
1/4 t. salt

Stir in cocoa, milk and vanilla to butter.  Remove from heat.  Beat sugar and salt in until smooth.

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