Texas Cake

Southern Living
24 servings


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2 cups sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup water
1/4 cup cocoa


Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in sour cream and beaten eggs.

Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in 1 cup water and cocoa. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Remove from heat.

Stir cocoa mixture into flour mixture. Pour batter into a lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan.

Bake at 325° for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Spread Fudge Frosting evenly over warm cake.

Created date

December 2001