Texas Sheet Cake

  • Yield: 16 - 20 pieces


2cups flour
2cups white sugar
1/2pound margarine
4tablespoons cocoa
1cup water
1/2cup buttermilk or sour milk
1/2teaspoon cinnamon
1teaspoon vanilla
2medium eggs lightly beaten
1teaspoon baking soda
4tablespoons cocoa
1/2pound margarine
6tablespoons coffe (cooked)
1pound powdered sugar
1teaspoon vanilla
1cup chopped nuts


Cake: Sift flour & sugar together. set aside.  Melt margarine, cocoa, & water in sauce pan bring to a boil, till margarine is melted  then pour over flour & sugar mixture – mix well.

Add buttermilk, cinnamon, vanilla, eggs, & soda mix well.  Bake in greased & floured jellyroll pan (16 x 17 inch) at 350* 20 – 25 min.

Frosting:  combine in a pan cocoa margarine & coffee bring to boil till margarine is melted and remove from heat then add powered sugar vanilla & nuts beat until smooth and gently pour over warm cake.  Cool before serving