Wednesday, January 25, 2017
WHITE TEXAS SHEET CAKE
WHITE TEXAS SHEET CAKE 1 cup butter 1 cup water 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda Frosting: 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup milk 4 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a large saucepan, bring 1 cup butter and water to a boil. Remove from heat, and stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, 1 teaspoon almond extract, salt, and baking soda until smooth. Pour batter into a greased 10x15-inch baking pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 22 minutes, or until cake is golden brown and tests done. Cool for 20 minutes. Combine 1/2 cup butter and milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Mix in sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Stir in pecans. Spread frosting over warm cake.