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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Heidi McKeown
Added: Monday, November 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sugar
2 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cubes butter
1 c. water
4 T. cocoa
1/2 c. sour cream
2 eggs (slightly beaten)
1 tsp. baking soda

Frosting:
6 T. milk
1 cube butter
4 T. cocoa
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375. Grease and flour a 10 1/2 x 15 1/2 sheet pan. Mix sugar, sifted flour and salt in large bowl. In saucepan, melt butter and add water and cocoa and bring to a boil. Add sour cream, eggs and baking soda. Mix quickly and pour into pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Frost while warm with cocoa-nut frosting:

Bring to a full boil (about 1 minute) milk, butter and cocoa. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and nuts. Stir until smooth.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Start making frosting when you take the cake out of oven.

 

 

 

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