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Texas Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Sharp
Added: Monday, September 22, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks margarine
1 cup water
3 Tbsp cocoa
2 cups self-rising flour
2 cups sugar
1 egg, beaten well
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup sour cream

Icing:
1 stick margarine
3 Tbsp cocoa
6 Tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c chopped pecans
1 pound confectioners sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Cake: Combine margarine, water and cocoa in pan. Bring to a boil. Mix flour and sugar together. Pour cocoa mixture over and mix well. Pour into greased 16 1/2 x 10 1/2 inch cookie sheet or pan and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Five minutes before cake is through cooking, prepare icing. Pour icing over cake and as soon as cake is removed from oven. Let cool.

Icing: Bring margarine, milk and cocoa to a boil. Remove from heat and add vanilla, pecans and confectioners sugar. Pour over hot cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is absolutely one of the best chocolate cakes I have ever made. It is quick and has just the right amount of chocolate..not bitter.

 

 

 

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