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Easy Texas Turtle Sheet Cake



  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup robust black espresso
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk

chocolate frosting:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

turtle topping:

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup caramel sauce, to drizzle

How To Make Easy Texas Turtle Sheet Cake

1. Preheat oven to 350 levels. Grease and flour the pan or use parchment paper. In a big bowl, mix self-rising flour and granulated sugar. Put aside.

2. In a saucepan, mix 1 cup butter, 1 cup espresso, and 1/3 cup cocoa. Carry to a boil, stirring continuously. Pour into the ready dry substances. Utilizing a hand-held mixer, combine on medium pace till moist and dry substances are completely mixed. Add eggs and the 1/2 cup of buttermilk. Combine on medium pace for one more minute or so, till effectively mixed.

3. Pour into baking pan, and bake for 25-Half-hour. When cake is finished baking, a toothpick or fork inserted into the center of the cake ought to come out clear.

4. Put together the frosting. In a medium saucepan, mix 1/4 cup butter, 4 tablespoons buttermilk, and three tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder. Carry to a boil over medium warmth, stirring continuously.

5. Take away from warmth and use a wire whisk to steadily combine in powdered sugar, a 1/2 cup at a time.

6. Unfold or pour the nice and cozy frosting over the cake. Whereas the cake continues to be heat, sprinkle with chopped pecans, and chocolate chips. Drizzle with caramel sauce.