Monday, December 29, 2008

Denver Sheet Cake

{also known as Texas Sheet Cake in some circles!}

2 1/3 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 t. baking soda
1 c. butter
1 1/4 c. water
4 T. cocoa
1/2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs, beaten
1 t. vanilla

Mix flour, sugar and soda in a bowl. Bring butter, water and cocoa to a boil in saucepan. Pour over dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly.

Add buttermilk, eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Pour into a greased 9x13 inch pan and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

1/2 c. butter
4 T. cocoa
6 T. buttermilk
1 t. vanilla
1 lb. powdered sugar
1/2 c. chopped walnuts or pecans, optional

To make frosting, heat butter, cocoa and buttermilk to a boil. Remove from heat and mix in vanilla, sugar, and nuts, if desired.

Note: A delicious, moist, chocolate cake. Cake freezes well. Serve with ice cream!

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