Ready for some seriously delicious chocolate cake? While some might think it’s just another sheet cake, my family and I submit that it is not! Thus, we lovingly call it Texas FUDGE Cake. In case you can’t tell from the pictures, the frosting is quite literally chocolate fudge, just a little thinned out.
The actual cake part is pretty fudgey too. Super moist, a little dense, and full of rich chocolate flavor. This cake is an undisputed favorite among Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, 2nd Cousins, Grandparents, Kids and Parents. It has been passed down and around through my Mom’s family and it is usually served at any family reunion or major family gathering. (Along with this amazing Chalupa)
This cake is my go-to dessert for anyone’s birthday. Which is why I’m posting it today, on January 7! My precious baby turned three today. He is our pride and joy and we love him more than words can describe. Happy Birthday Blake!!!!
So, whether it’s your birthday, your child’s birthday, or you just want a delicious treat, try this cake out. No matter the season, no matter the occasion, and no matter the altitude, this cake is a winner!
- 2 cubes butter
- 4 Tbsp. Cocoa powder
- 1 cup water
- 2 ¼ cups flour
- 2 cups sugar
- ½ tsp. salt
- 2 egss
- ½ cup milk
- ½ tsp. baking soda
- ½ tsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 cube butter
- 4 Tbsp. cocoa powder
- 6 Tbsp. milk
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 lb powdered sugar (about 3 ¾-4 cups).
- Bring to boil in a small saucepan: 2 cubes of the butter, 4 Tbsp. cocoa powder and 1 cup water.
- Measure into a mixing bowl: flour, sugar, and salt. When the cocoa powder mixture is boiling, remove from heat, and pour into the mixing bowl and beat everything together.
- Add into the chocolate flour mixture: eggs, milk, baking soda, baking powder, and vanilla. Beat until combined and then continue mixing for about 2 minutes.
- Pour cake batter into an ungreased 10x15 pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes or until just barely done (a toothpick should be 95% clean when inserted and removed). Set cake aside to cool.
- FROSTING. Bring to a boil in a medium saucepan: 1 cube butter, cocoa, and milk. When it is boiling, remove from heat and add vanilla. Either pour contents of the saucepan into a stand mixer bowl and add powdered sugar, or add the powdered sugar to the saucepan and beat to combine. Frosting should be medium thickness. Pour frosting onto a slightly cooled cake (about 20 minutes out of the oven) and spread evenly. Serve after frosting has set up a bit.