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Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dorothy Ortolf
Added: Friday, October 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C. flour
2 C. sugar
1 cube butter or margarine
1/2 C buttermilk
1 tsp. soda
4 tbsp. cocoa
1 C. water
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
Frosting;
1 cube butter
4 tbsp. cocoa
6 tbsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 C. powder sugar
1 C. chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour and sugar (set aside) In a saucepan, mix the butter, cocoa and water and bring to a slow boil, then pour over flour and sugar mixture, stir. Mix eggs, buttermilk, soda, vanilla and salt add to batter and mix well. Spread in jelly roll pan (12x18) Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes. Frosting; Combine milk, cocoa and vanilla, bring to a boil, stir while cooking fr 2 minutes. Remove from heat, start adding the powder sugar to spreading consistency. Top with nuts.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Wonderful for a crowd and easy to serve.

 

 

 

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