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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Texas Sheet Cake, by , is from The Seigel Family Cookbook Project July 2009, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Janet Stewart
Added: Wednesday, July 8, 2009


1 c margarine
1 c water
4 T cocoa
2 c flour
2 c sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 eggs
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 c sour cream

1/2 c margarine
4 T cocoa
6 T milk
1 box confectioner's sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Cake: Bring margarine, water & cocoa to a boil. Remove from heat & put in mixing bowl. Add dry ingredients. Beat in eggs, soda and sour cream. Pour onto greased cookie sheet with sides and bake 20 minutes at 375.
Icing: Bring margarine, cocoa and milk to a boil. Remove from heat and add confectioner's sugar & vanilla. Pour hot icing over cake as soon as it is baked. Nuts or coconut may be added.




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