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Texas Cake

Yield 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 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
  • Fudge Frosting

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.

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

  4. 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.