Are you a fan of chocolate sheet cake? Here’s one of The Pioneer Woman’s most popular dessert recipes, her chocolate sheet cake recipe. In fact, it happens to be one of her daughter Alex’s favorites!
This chocolate sheet cake recipe, also known as Texas Sheet Cake, is to die for. After you bake it, take Ree’s advice and eat a piece and “totally wig out over the fact that you’ve just made the best chocolate sheet cake. Ever.”
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Here’s how to make it:
- In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt.
- In a saucepan, melt butter. Add cocoa and stir together. Add boiling water, allow mixture to boil for 30 seconds, then turn off heat. Pour over flour mixture and stir lightly to cool.
- In a measuring cup, pour the buttermilk and add beaten eggs, baking soda and vanilla. Stir buttermilk mixture into butter/cocoa mixture. Pour into a 18×13-inch sheet cake pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.
- While cake is baking, make the icing. Chop pecans finely. Melt butter in a sauc pan. Add cocoa, stir to combine, then turn off heat. Add the milk, vanilla and powdered sugar. Stir together. Add the pecans, stir together and pour over warm cake. Cut into squares.
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