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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Lorraine Plantz - Teledyne Turbine Engines
Added: Thursday, July 17, 2008


2 sticks margarine
1 c water
3 T cocoa
2 c flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 beaten eggs
1/2 c buttermilk
2 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp soda
1 tsp cinnamon

1 1/2 sticks margarine
6 T cocoa
9 T buttermilk
1 1/2 lb. powdered sugar
3/4 c chopped pecans
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

In saucepan, add 2 sticks margarine, water, and 3 T cocoa. Bring to a boil. Remove and put in bowl and all remaining cake ingredients.
Bake on greased and floured pan (15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1) at 375 degrees for 20 minutes
While the cake is baking, heat the remaining margarine, 6 T cocoa and buttermilk. Do not boil. Remove from heat and add the powdered sugar, nuts, and vanilla.

Frost cake immediately from oven.




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