Texas Cake | Ben Cunningham

Texas Cake

Recipe by Francesca Cunningham · Serves 15 - 24



Mix first six ingredients in bowl. Bring margarine, 4 tablespoons cocoa, and water to boil in pan. Add boiled mixture to dry ingredients. Mix well and pour in a large sheet cake pan (15 ½ × 10 ½ × 1 inches) that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350 °F for about 20 minutes.

To prepare frosting, mix powdered sugar, vanilla, and pecans in bowl. In a pan, bring oleo, milk, and remaining cocoa to a boil. Add boiled mixture to dry ingredients and beat until smooth. Frost cake while still warm.