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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Doris Davis
Added: Monday, November 2, 2009


Bring to a boil for about 1 - 2 minutes:

1 Cup water
2 Sticks margarine
4 Tbsp. cocoa

Add the following and mix well:

2 eggs, unbeaten
1 Cup sour cream
2 Cups flour
1/2 Tsp. salt
1 Tsp. baking soda


Boil 1 minute:

6 Tbsp. milk
4 Tbsp. cocoa
1 Stick margarine

Remove from heat and add:

1 Box confectionery sugar
1 Tsp. vanilla

Beat, frost cake and top with nuts if desired.

Bake cake ingredients at 325 for 30 minutes in a 17 x 11 or 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 pan. ( I use cookie sheet) Cool 10 minutes and ice.




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