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Texas Cake Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, August 1, 2007


2 c flour
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 tsp salt
2 c sugar
1 tsp baking soda
2 eggs
2 sticks butter
4 tbsp cocoa
1 c water

1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 c pecans(optional)
1 stick butter
4 tbsp coca
6 tbsp milk

In bowl mix the flour, sour cream, salt, sugar, baking soda and eggs. In pan bring to boil butter, cocoa and water and then add the boiled mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix well and pour in a large sheet cake pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
In bowl mix sugar, vanilla and pecans. In a pan, bring to a boil the butter, milk and cocoa. Add the boiled mixture to the dry ingredients and beat until smooth. Frost cake while still warm.




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