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Texas Sheet Cake With Frosting Recipe

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

Cindy Shartle Brown
Added: Sunday, October 7, 2007


1 c butter
1 c water
1/4 c cocoa
2 c sugar
2 c flour
1/8 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 c sour cream
1 tsp vanilla

1/2 c butter
1/4 cocoa
1/4 c plus 2 tbsp milk
1 box powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla

Chopped pecans

Combine butter, water and cocoa in pan over medium heat. Heat until butter melts. Add sugar flour, salt, eggs, soda, sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Pour into a 15 x 10 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Spread frosting over hot cake and sprinkle with chopped pecans.

Combine butter, cocoa, and milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add remaining ingredients and mix well with mixer.




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