Monday, January 23, 2012

Robin's Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

Robin's Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake Recipe:
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa
  • 2 sticks Butter
  • 1 cup hot Water
  • ½ cups Buttermilk
  • 2 whole Beaten Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1-¾ stick Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa
  • 6 Tablespoons Buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3-1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar
In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, and salt. In a saucepan, melt the butter. Add the cocoa. Stir together. Add your hot water and stir thoroughly for about 1 minute, then turn off heat. Pour over the flour mixture and stir thoroughly by hand to cool/almost folding in the chocolate mixture. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 17-20 minutes (no longer). While the cake is baking, make up the frosting mixture below: In a measuring cup, pour the buttermilk and add beaten eggs, baking soda, and vanilla. Stir buttermilk mixture into cake mixture. Pour into sheet cake pan and bake at 350-degrees for 20 minutes. While cake is baking, make the icing. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add cocoa, stir to combine, then turn off heat. Add the buttermilk, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Stir together. Pour over warm cake and serve after it cools for 15 minutes. (Walnuts or Pecans are optional) Robin's Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake

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