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Texas Sheetcake Recipe

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2 C flour
2 C sugar
1 tsp baking soda
tsp salt
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
C buttermilk or sour cream
2 sticks of butter
4 Tbls cocoa
1 C water


1 stick of butter
4 Tbls cocoa
6 Tbls milk
1 lb powder sugar (5 cups)
tsp vanilla

Melt 2 sticks of butter in medium pan over low heat.
Add 4 Tbls butter & water in pan, bring to boil

pour over flour mixture, mixing well, add eggs, buttermilk/sour cream, baking soda, salt & vanilla.

Pour into a well greased and floured 15x10 pan

Bake at 350 for 20 minutes

Mix butter, cocoa & milk in pan on oven, over med heat, bring to boil. Remove from heat, add powder sugar & vanilla. Making sure powder sugar is melted.

Pour over cake while hot. Be careful, may run over the sides.

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Personal Notes:
this is a big hit at work on goodie Friday




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