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Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe
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Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 45 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 15 1/2x10 1/2-inch jelly roll pan.
  2. Bring water, 1 cup margarine, and 1/4 cup cocoa powder to a boil in a large saucepan; remove from heat and stir in flour, white sugar, and salt. Beat eggs, sour cream, and baking soda in a bowl; stir into flour mixture until just blended. Pour batter into prepared jelly roll pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 22 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, bring 1/2 cup margarine, milk, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, and vanilla extract to a boil in another saucepan; remove from heat and stir in confectioner's sugar until icing is smooth. Spread icing over cake immediately after removing from oven. Allow cake to cool before cutting and serving.
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Jul 01, 2014

This is traditionally a family favorite at our house. Even though I have never seen a recipe in print call for it, I was raised to always put one teaspoon of cinnamon into the flour mixture before blending. That is was gives it that Tex/Mex zing.

 
Oct 11, 2013

Easy, uses ingredients usually on hand, tastes great. (Esp ifyou love chocolate)

 

5 Ratings

May 22, 2014

My family loves this cake! They request it every time we have a get together! Easy too!! Love!

 
Sep 13, 2014

I had never baked a cake from scratch. This one was easy and it turned out great!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 358 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 53.7 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 292 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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