IC Texas Sheet Cake

August 3, 2012

Carob is an alternative to chocolate. Use it in powder or chip form for baking and try things you wouldn’t normally be able to eat… like this wonderful Texas Sheet Cake recips that is IC diet friendly!

texas sheet cake

  • 2 sticks (one cup) butter or margarine
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons carob powder (Chatfield’s brand is sold at Harvest Health stores in West Michigan)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Place above ingredients into a medium saucepan; bring to a boil; remove from heat & add:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup pure Greek yogurt (Oikos plain works well)
  • 1 egg

Mix all & pour into greased cookie sheet WITH EDGE.  Place into 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.

Using the same unwashed saucepan add:

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons carob powder

Bring to boil; remove from heat & add 1 teaspoon pure vanilla, 1 cup chopped nuts & 1 pound powdered sugar.  Leave mixture on stove & frost cake with the mixture 15 minutes after the cake comes out of the oven.

*Thank you Marcia for this yummy recipe — she says it’s “Absolutely delicious & worth every calorie!  Enjoy!”

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