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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Texas Sheet Cake, by , is from Jo Ann's Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Arlene Walker
Added: Monday, April 2, 2007


1 c. water
1 lb. margarine (2 sticks)
4 Tbsp. cocoa

2 eggs, beaten
1/2 pint sour cream
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda

Boil first three ingredients for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Pour into a 12"x17" (jelly roll) pan that has been greased and floured. Bake for 20 min. at 350. As soon as cake comes from oven, pour prepared icing on it:

6 Tbsp. milk
4 Tbsp cocoa
1/2 lb. margarine

Mix together. Bring to a boil & boil for one minute. Add to mixture:

1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Beat all ingredients with electric mixer until smooth--it will be runny!

Pour on warm cake and spread evenly.
Top cake with 1 c. chopped nuts, optional.

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Number Of Servings:
Makes A Lot!!!
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake is so easy and yummy!!! It also goes a long way when feeding a crowd (especially Walkers).




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