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Texas Cake Recipe

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

Jane Siegel
Added: Thursday, August 14, 2008


2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 sticks margarine
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

2 tablespoons cocoa
1 stick margarine
6 tablespoons milk
1 box powdered sugar, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup nuts

Sift together flour and sugar. In sauce pan bring margarine, cocoa and water to boil. Pour over flour mixture and mix well. Add buttermilk, eggs, cinnamon, salt, soda and vanilla. Mix well. Pour into greased small jelly roll or cookie sheet. Bake 25 minutes at 350.

Mix frosting ingredients and bring to boil. Add powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts. Beat well and spread on cake.




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