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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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


Added: Sunday, March 19, 2006


2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 cubes butter
4 Tbsp cocoa
1 cup water
2 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tsp baking soda

1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cube butter
4 Tbsp cocoa
6 Tbsp milk
1 cup chopped nuts

Stir together flour and sugar.
Heat to boil then pour over dry ingredients, butter, cocoa and water.
Mix into chocolate mixture, eggs, sour cream and baking soda.

Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

For frosting:
Heat to boil butter, cocoa and milk. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix well and add the chopped nuts.

Frost cake as soon as you take it out of the oven.




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