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White Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathleen Webb Hayes
Added: Thursday, January 29, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
l cup butter
l cup water
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup sour cream
2 eggs,beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon almond extract
Butter Pecan Frosting

Directions:
Directions:
Combine the butter and water in a saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add the flour, sugar, sour cream, eggs, salt, baking powder and almond flavoring, whisking until smooth. Spoon into a buttered and lightly floured 10 by 15" cake pan. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until light brown. Spread the warm cake with the Butter Pecan Frosting.

Butter Pecan Frosting:

1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
3 cups confectioners sugar
1 cup chopped pecans

Combine the butter and milk in a sauce pan. Bring to a rolling boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Whisk in the almond flavoring. Add the confectioners' sugar gradually, whisking constantly until of speading consistency. Stir in the pecans.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A new twist on chocolate sheet cake. Very rich.

 

 

 

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