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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sue Snyder/Jones
Added: Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake
1 c. butter
1/4 c. cocoa
2 c. sugar
2 c. flour
1/8 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla

Frosting
1/2 c. butter
1/4 c. cocoa
1/4 c. plus 2 tbsp. milk
1 box (1lb.) powdered sifted confectioners' sugar (4 1/4 c.)
1 cup chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Cake
Preheat oven to 350. Combine butter, water and cocoa in a saucepan over medium heat; heat just until butter melts. Add sugar, flour, salt, eggs, soda, sour cream and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into a 15x10x1 inch jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. DO NOT OVER BAKE. Spread frosting over hot cake as soon as you remove from the oven. Cut in brownie size pieces and serve.

Frosting
Combine butter, cocoa and milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from stove. Add powdered sugar and beat until well mixed. Fold in pecans and spread over HOT cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
A BUNCH
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes

 

 

 

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