Mommy McGyvers Texas Sheet Cake

Mommy McGyvers Texas Sheet Cake

ALBUQUERQUE (KASA) – The Mommy McGyvers are showing us how to make Texas Sheet Cake.

Grandma’s Texas Sheet Cake

  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 Tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup butter milk or ½ cup milk with 2 teaspoons vinegar mixed in
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

In a medium saucepan, combine butter, water, and cocoa and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.

In a small mixing bowl, combine eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk. In a large mixing bowl, combine remaining dry ingredients. Add egg mixture and chocolate mixture and stir together just until combined. Do not overbeat.

Spread in a greased sheet cake or rimmed cookie sheet pan and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes.


  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • 3 Tablespoons cocoa
  • 3-4 Tablespoons milk
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar

In a medium saucepan, bring butter, cocoa, and milk to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in powdered sugar until frosting is a pourable consistency. Pour over warm cake and spread frosting evenly.

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