White Texas Sheet Cake

(from cokerlj’s recipe box)

Source: RecipeThing user Kentucky Gal

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes

Categories: Cakes

Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 1 Cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp Almond extract
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • Frosting:
  • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 4 1/2 Cups Confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 Cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

Directions

  1. Cake:

  2. In a large saucepan, bring butter and water to boil. Remove from heat.

  3. Stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, almond extract, salt and baking soda until smooth.

  4. Pour into a greased jelly roll pan.

  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 22 minutes or until cake is golden brown.

  6. Cool for 20 minutes.

  7. Frosting:

  8. Combine butter and milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat.

  9. Add sugar and extract and mix well. Stir in nuts.

  10. Pour over warm cake.

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