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Dr Pepper Texas Sheetcake Recipe

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Sheet Cake
1 1/2 cups Dr Pepper
1cup butter
1/2cup unsweetened cocoa
2cups all-purpose flour
2cups granulated sugar
1 1/2teaspoons baking soda
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2teaspoon salt
2large eggs, lightly beaten
1/2cup whole buttermilk
2teaspoons vanilla extract

Rich Fudge Icing
1/2cup butter
1/4cup unsweetened cocoa
1/4cup Dr Pepper
2tablespoons whole milk
4cups powdered sugar, sifted
1teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/2cups coarsely chopped toasted pecans

Step 1

Prepare the Sheet Cake: Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 17 1/2- x 12 1/2-inch rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
Bring cola, butter, and unsweetened cocoa to a boil in a medium sauce-pan over medium-high, stirring often. Remove from heat.

Step 2

Whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl.
Add cola mixture; whisk until blended.
Whisk in eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla.
Pour batter into prepared baking sheet.
Bake in preheated oven until a wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, 16 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven.

Step 3

Prepare the Rich Fudge Icing:
Cook butter and cocoa in a medium saucepan over medium-low, whisking often, until butter melts and mixture is smooth, about 1 minute.
Reduce heat to low; whisk in cola and milk until blended.
Gradually add powdered sugar, whisking constantly until blended.
Whisk in vanilla.

Step 4

Pour warm icing over warm cake; gently spread in an even layer.
Sprinkle with pecans.
Cool completely in baking sheet on a wire rack, about 1 hour.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Been wondering about Dr Pepper Cream Soda for this.




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