Chocolate Texas sheet cake recipe (1986)

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Classic Texas sheet cake: A chocolate lover’s dream cake — only 15 minutes to bake!

It’s hard to believe something that tastes so good could be so easy! But for quick and easy desserts nobody does it better than “the” Dessert Maker. Eagle Brand is the original sweetened condensed milk, the pre-cooked blend of milk and sugar that makes delicious desserts like Chocolate Sheet Cake a snap. Why not try it tonight?

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Chocolate Texas sheet cake recipe


1-1/4 cups margarine or 1-1/4 cups butter
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 cup water
2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (14-ounce) can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
2 eggs
1 cup coarsely chopped nuts
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup confectioners’ sugar


Preheat oven to 350 F. In a small saucepan, melt 1 cup margarine; stir in 1/4 cup cocoa, then add water. Bring to a boil; remove from heat.

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add cocoa mixture; beat well. Stir in 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk, eggs and vanilla.

Pour into greased 15×10 inch jellyroll pan. Bake 15 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched.

In a small saucepan, melt remaining 1/4 cup margarine; add remaining 1/4 cup cocoa and remaining Eagle Brand. Stir in confectioners’ sugar and nuts. Spread on warm cake.

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