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Texas Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leah Mitchell
Added: Sunday, October 22, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 c. margarine
1/4 c. cocoa
1 c. water
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 t. baking soda
1 t. vanilla
2 eggs
1/4 t. salt

Frosting:
1/2 c. margarine
1/4 c. cocoa
6 T. milk
4 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 t. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Stir together flour and sugar. Boil together margarine, cocoa, water. Stir above together until smoothe. Then, add buttermilk, baking soda, vanilla, eggs, and salt. Bake in greased jelly-roll pan (15" by 9") at 400 for 10-15 mins.

For frosting, boil together margarine, cocoa, and milk. Then add powdered sugar and vanilla. Sometimes, it needs more powdered sugar or vanilla until the right consistency.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a family fave. Most all of us request this on our birthdays.

 

 

 

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