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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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

Susan Aitken
Added: Monday, June 18, 2007


2 sticks butter
1 c. butter
1 tbsp. butter
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 t. salt
2 eggs
1/2 c. sour milk
1 tbs. vinegar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

1 stick butter
4 tbsp. cocoa
6 tbsp. milk

1 box conf. sugar
1/2 c chopped nuts (optional)

Boil butter, water, and cocoa. Sift flour sugar and salt. In small bowl, mix 2 eggs, sour milk (to make sour milk add 1 tbs vinegar to regular milk), baking soda, and vanilla. Mix all three mixtures together in large bowl. Pour into a 101/2x161/2 sheet pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.To make frosting, boil frosting ingredients. Remove from heat. Add 1 box of confectioners' sugar and 1 tsp vanilla. Sprinkle 1/.2 chopped nuts over cake and pour frosting over the cake.




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