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Texas Sheath Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sue Jocz
Added: Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 stick butter
1 c. oil
1 c. water
4 T. cocoa
1/2 c. buttermilk
2 eggs
1 t. cinnamon
1 t. soda
1 t. vanilla

For Icing:
1 stick butter
1 c. sugar
1/3 c. milk
4 T. cocoa
dash of salt
2/3 box powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla
chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together flour and sugar. In a saucepan, mix butter, oil, water and cocoa. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour over flour and sugar mixture. Add buttermilk, eggs, cinnamon, soda and vanilla. Pour into a greased, oblong pan. Bake at 400 for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cake tests done.

For icing:
Bring butter, sugar, milk, cocoa and salt to a boil. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar and vanilla; add pecans. Pour over warm cake.

 

 

 

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