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Beth's Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Amber tablit
Added: Sunday, October 25, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 c. sugar
2 sticks butter
1 c. water
4 tbsp. cocoa
2 eggs
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla
Icing:
1 stick butter
4 tbsp. cocoa
6 tbsp. milk
1 box powder sugar
1 c. pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Grease a sheet cake pan.

Sift:
flour and sugar

Bring to a boil:
2 sticks butter, water, & 4 tbsp. cocoa

Pour over dry mixture and mix in:
eggs, buttermilk, baking soda, cinnamon, vanilla

Bake at 400 for 20-25 minutes.

Icing:
Heat: 1 stick butter, 4 tbsp. cocoa, and milk, add 1/2 to 1 box of powder sugar to achieve desired consistency and 1 c. pecans. Spread on cake while hot.

 

 

 

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