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This recipe for CAKE ~ WHITE TEXAS SHEET CAKE, by , is from OUR FAVORITE RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Monday, September 29, 2008


1 c. butter
1 c. water
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1/2 c. sour cream
1 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 c. butter
1/4 c. milk
4 1/2 c. confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 c. pecans, chopped

Preheat oven to 375.

In a large saucepan, bring butter and water to a boil. Remove from heat, and stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, almond extract and baking soda until smooth. Pour batter into a greased 10 x 15 x 1 baking pan. Bake at 375 for 20 - 22 minutes or until cake is golden brown and tests done. Cool for 15 - 20 minutes.

To Make Frosting: Combine 1/2 cup butter and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and mix in sugar and almond extract. Stir in pecans. Spread over warm cake.




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