Texas Sheet Cake

2017-6-13 MLC (118)

Cake
1/2 cup butter
1 cup water
1/3 cup cocoa
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

Heat butter, water, cocoa and oil on medium-high heat until the butter melts.  (Do Not Boil.)  In a bowl, add flour, sugar, soda and salt.  Add hot ingredients and mix well.  Add milk, eggs, and vanilla.  Mix, then pour into a large greased baking sheet pan  Bake at 350 for 15-30 minutes.

Frosting
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
4 1/2 cups (1 lb) powdered sugar

Mix all ingredients together well and frost the cake while it is still warm.
Top with nuts if you like.

About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!
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