Wednesday, July 6, 2011

2 Year Blogiversary!

I can't believe it's been 2 years today since I've been blogging! To celebrate, Grandma and I whipped up a Texas Sheet Cake to celebrate... Mmmmm!

Texas Sheet Cake
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup boiling water
1 stick of butter
1/2 cup of oil
1/2 cup of buttermilk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
4 tbps cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs

1 stick of softened butter
1 tsp vanilla
7 tbsp of evaporated milk
1 box of confectioner's sugar
4 tbsp of cocoa powder
1 cup of chopped nuts (optional)

Boil one cup of water, remove from heat. Add stick of butter and oil to pot. Set aside. Blend dry ingredients in one bowl. Mix wet ingredients in another bowl. Slowly combine. Add the water, butter, and oil mixture. Pour into one large floured sheet pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

For frosting, mix softened butter, vanilla, evaporated milk, cocoa, and slowly add confectioner's sugar with blender until creamy. Add nuts.

Pour frosting onto cake while hot, the frosting will ooze into the cake, but turn out thicker than a glaze.

Bon appetit!


Thank you for sharing this 2 year journey with me!

My very first post was on the picturesque Beaune, France... check it out HERE!

I will be on the road the next few days, so check in with you later.

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  1. Congrats and happy blog birthday!!! If only I could blink and make that sheet cake appear!

  2. Happy blogiversary! May you bring us many, many more posts and photos... I do enjoy your blog :-)
    That sheet cake looks delicious!

  3. Congratulations on 2 years of blogging, and that Texas Sheet Cake looks like the perfect way to celebrate.

  4. How are you my friend? I miss chatting with you! Having said that, I've neve tried a Texas sheet cake before, but it sounds delish, with a hot cuppa, nommers.


    Happy Blog Birrrrthday!!!

    I WISH I wasn't on a stupid DIET but I have to be for the wedding, SO much weight to lose.


  6. OMG that is my husband's favorite cake! He bakes it every time we have a party. Happy Blogiversary!!(Sorry I have not been getting around much lately.)

  7. Congrats and my does that look tasty~!

    ps I have a giveaway today



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