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Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake, by , is from Cookin' Up an Anniversary Celebration, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

The Gerber Family
Added: Monday, October 19, 2009


2 1/2 c. flour
1 c. water
2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 stick butter/margarine
1 1/2 tsp. soda
1/2 c. oil
2/3 c. buttermilk

Frosting (for later): 1 stick butter, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, 1 lb. powdered sugar.

Boil together butter, oil and water. Pour over flour & sugar. Beat well. Add eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, soda & buttermilk. Beat.

Bake 350 for 20 minutes




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