Texas Sheet Cake

  • Yield 16 - 20 pieces


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



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