I have had a lot of trouble transitioning a handful of recipes over to real foodified versions, and they invariably contain powdered sugar in the original recipe. For example, I have these lime cooler cookies that are to die for, but there is just no other way to make lime juice glaze without powdered sugar! Honey is okay, but powdered sugar really makes them perfect.
But these aren’t lime coolers. And even though the original recipe for Texas sheet cake calls for powdered sugar in the glaze, I am happy to say that my real foodified version of Texas sheet cake is not only bomb, but passed the approval of several high school aged kids that didn’t know they were eating unrefined-sugar and whole grain Texas sheet cake. In fact, all they said was “YUM!” and “What’s your website, again?” I’ll take it!
So first of all, let me tell you why I love this chocolate dessert probably the best of all chocolate desserts, cakes or cookies anywhere. Yep. I love Texas sheet cake that much! [Read more…]