Simple Snack Cake


1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1 cup water
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon baking soda


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 10- x 15-inch baking sheet with cooking spray.

In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring 1 cup butter and water to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in flour, granulated sugar, eggs, sour cream, salt, baking powder, vanilla, and baking soda until smooth. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

Top with one of our delicious frosting recipes (Notes).