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White Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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

Dale & Bertha Franssens
Added: Friday, November 25, 2005


1 c. butter or margarine
1 c. water
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 c. sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c. sour cream
1 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda


1/2 c. butter or margarine
1/4 c. milk
4 1/2 c. confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 c. chopped walnuts

In lg. saucepan, bring butter and water to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in remaining cake ingredients until smooth. Pour into a geased 15x10x1 baking pan. Bake at 375 for 20-22 minutes or until cake is golden brown and tests done. Cool for 20 minutes.

For frosting, combine butter and milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat; add sugar and extract and mix well. Stir in walnuts; spread over warm cake.




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