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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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

Susan Aitken
Added: Monday, June 18, 2007


2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
2 sticks of marg. or butter
7 tbs. unsweetened cocoa
1 c. water
2 eggs slightly beaten
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. buttermilk (dried buttermilk)

1 tsp vanilla
1 stick margarine
4 tbs. unsweetened cocoa
6 tbs, milk
1 box of confectioners' sugar

Preheat oven to 400. Combine flour and sugar. In a saucepan mix butter cocoa and water. Heat to a boil and then, add to flour and sugar, blending well. Beat eggs, stir soda into buttermilk and add eggs with tsp. of vanilla. Mix together both bowls. Bake for 25 minutes in a sheetcake pan.




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