"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain

Texas Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


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

Debbie Johnson
Added: Sunday, January 22, 2006


Mix in a bowl and set aside:
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda

Boil in pan:
2 margarine sticks (already melted)
1 cup water
4 tablespoons cocoa

1 box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup nuts (optional)

Boil in pan:
1 margarine stick (already melted)
6 tablespoon milk
4 Tablespoon cocoa

Remove pan from heat and mix in 1/2 cup sour cream. Add chocolate mixture to bowl and blend together by spoon until moist, then using mixer on low, blend together until lumps are gone. Bake in a well-greased sheet cake pan at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

To frost:
Mix sugar and vanila in a bowl (nuts, if desired). Add margarine, milk and cocoa boiled mixture. Using a mixer, blend well until smooth. Frost cake, let frosting set for 30 minutes, then enjoy!!




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!