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Texas Cake Recipe

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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!!




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