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White Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for White Texas Sheet Cake, by , is from Home Cooking of the Hollenshead Family , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty Cornwell Hollenshead
Added: Thursday, July 2, 2009


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

1/2 c. butter
1/4 c. milk
4 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 c. chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 375. In a lg. saucepan bring butter and water to a boil. Remove from heat, stir in flour, sugar, sour cream, almond extract, salt and baking soda. Mix until smooth. Pour into greased 15" x 10" x 1" pan and bake for 20-22 min. or until golden brown. Cool for 20 min. Meanwhile, for frosting, combine butter and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, add sugar and almond extract and mix well. Add nuts and spread over cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Betty Cornwell Hollenshead is the wife of Feldor Hollenshead & the daughter-in-law of the late Leon & Katherine (Reed) Hollenshead.




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