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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Karabasz
Added: Monday, May 9, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 stick margarine
4 Tbsp. cocoa
2 cups flour
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp, baking soda
1/2 cup cooking oil
1 cup water
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp, vanilla
Frosting:
1 stick margarine
1 lb. confectioner's sugar
4 Tbsp, cocoa
1.2 tsp. salt
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:
put 1 stick margarine, cooking oil, cocoa, and water in saucepan and bring to a boil. Sift flour and sugar. Our chocolate sauce over dry ingredients. Mix well with wire whip. Add buttermilk, eggs, soda, and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into greased jellyroll pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
Frosting:
Mix together margarine, cocoa, buttermilk and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add remaining ingredients. Frost cake while hot. Cut into squares when cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Bon Bon's recipe - I can't believe she didn't contribute it! Perhaps she wanted to take it with her. Too bad.

Reba's family calls this "dead lady's cake" because her mom makes it for everybody's funeral.

 

 

 

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