Saturday, January 14, 2012

White Texas Sheet Cake

I'm going to start working on posting more of my favorite recipes. Really, I am! I found this one today and thought I'd start updating now...

White Texas Sheet Cake

1 c butter
1 c water
2 c all purpose flour
2 c sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c sour cream
1 tsp almond extract
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda

In a large saucepan, bring butter and water to a poil. Remove from heat; stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, almond extract, salt & bakin soda until smooth. Pour into a greased & floured 15x10x1 baking pan. Bake at 375 for 20-22 mintues or until cake is golden brown & "tests" done. Cool for 20 minutes.

While cake is baking, you'll want to make your frosting.

1/2 c butter
1/4 c milk
4 1/2 c powdered sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 c chopped walnuts (or almonds)

Combine butter and milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat & add powdered sugar & extract; mix well. Stir in almonds/walnuts; spread over warm cake.