Tex-Mex Sheet Cake

3.8
(13)

Rich Mexican flavors of cocoa, cinnamon and coffee under a chocolate glaze.

2
2
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
15
Yield:
1 - 10x15 inch jelly roll pan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup margarine

  • 1 cup water

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules

  • cup sweetened condensed milk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ cup margarine

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules

  • cup sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup slivered, toasted almonds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 10x15 inch jelly roll pan. Combine the flour, baking soda, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.

  2. In a small saucepan, melt 1 cup margarine. Stir in water, 1/4 cup cocoa and 1 tablespoon instant coffee. Bring mixture to a boil, then remove from heat.

  3. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Pour in the cocoa mixture, then stir in 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk, eggs and vanilla. Mix until blended.

  4. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the cake springs back when lightly touched. Allow to cool.

  5. For the coffee glaze: In a small saucepan, melt 1/4 cup margarine. Mix in 1/4 cup cocoa, 1 tablespoon instant coffee and sweetened condensed milk, and confectioners' sugar. Stir until blended. Fold in the almonds. Spread glaze over warm cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

449 Calories
23g Fat
58g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 449
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 379mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 117mg 9%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 265mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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