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Texas Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Drue Taylor

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon salt
8 ounces sour cream
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup butter
1 cup water
cup cocoa

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in sour cream and eggs. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in 1 cup water and cocoa. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Remove from heat. Stir cocoa mixture into flour mixture. Pour batter into a lightly greased 15x10 inch jellyroll pan. Bake at 325 for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Spread fudge frosting evenly over warm cake.
 

Fudge Frosting


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup cocoa
1 pound box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in milk and cocoa, and bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat. Gradually add powdered sugar, stirring until smooth; stir in vanilla.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cake can also be made as a Peanut Butter Fudge Cake: Omit the sour cream in the cake and substitute 1 1/2 cups of creamy peanut butter and 1/2 cup of buttermilk. Continue as directed and garnish with chopped Reese cups, if desired.

 

 

 

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