Texas Sheet Cake

From the Homesick Texan blog

Ingredients
450g sugar
250g flour
226g butter
4 tablespoons of cocoa
240ml water
2 eggs lightly beaten
120ml buttermilk
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Preheat oven to 205 degrees.
Sift the sugar and flour together in a bowl.
Melt the butter on low in a saucepan, and when melted add cocoa and water and heat until boiling.
Pour cocoa mix over sugar and flour and mix well with a spoon.
Add eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, cinnamon, baking soda, and mix well with a spoon.
Pour batter into greased 9×13 inch pan, and bake for about 30 minutes, checking it at 20 minutes.
Pour icing over cake when you take it out of the oven

Icing
113g butter
4 tablespoons of cocoa
90ml milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
240ml chopped pecans
250g powdered sugar

Five minutes before cake is done, bring to a boil the butter, cocoa and milk.
Remove from heat, and mix in sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nuts.
Beat well, and then spread over cake while both are still warm.

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