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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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

Lisa Loeffler
Added: Monday, July 20, 2009


2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 c. butter
1/4 c. cocoa
1 c. water
1/2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 t. baking soda
1 t. vanilla`
1/4 t. salt

1/2 c. butter
1/3 c. milk
1/4 c. cocoa
1-16 oz. package powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla

Mix flour and sugar, set aside. Stirring constantly, bring butter, cocoa and water to a boil. Pour over flour. Mix buttermilk, eggs, soda, vanilla and salt.Stir into hot mixture. Pour into an 11x16 pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes.
Frosting: Stir and bring butter, cocoa and milk to a boil. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla and cool slightly. Frost warm cake.




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