Mom’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

While Texas Sheet Cake may not have originated in Texas (no one seems to know for sure), it is definitely associated with our state.  Add your eggs to your sugar mixture, two at a time, and blend until incorporated. I thought if I filter the water out I might get rest of the cream which I can use for making my sweet or panneer. In addition to the glaze, I added sliced strawberries on top, and barely sweetened homemade whipped cream on the side, which helped balance the rich chocolate.

Place all ingredients except Chocolate Ganache and raspberries in a large bowl, electric mixer or food processor and mix or blitz until the ingredients are combined and the butter is fully incorporated. Crumbs on a toothpick have been my tried-and-true judgement call for taking cakes out, but I’m not too sure with this recipe.

I made this cake and it was DELISH, but since I had so much batter too, I used a Bundt pan. First, so many people complimented me on the cake, it was crazy (even one gentleman who very sparingly gives complements on food). Add the golden syrup to the cooled chocolate mixture, followed by the sour cream and vanilla and then when all this is combined whisk in the sieved icing sugar.

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He had a few favorites – really anything I made – but he would often call and offer to pay me to make biscotti, and on his last few birthdays, I would make him his favorite: German Chocolate Cake. It combines beefy seitan (recipe is in the book), chicken-style soy curls (also in the book), white rice, tomato, lettuce, white sauce, and pita.