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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Jones

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks butter
4 T. cocoa
1 c. water
2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
2 eggs - beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
c. buttermilk ( can substitute with 1 tsp. Lemon juice or white vinegar and fill with milk up to c. measure, let sit for 5 min.)

Frosting:
1 stick butter
4 T. cocoa
6 T. milk ( ⅓ c.)
3 c. powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine dry ingredients in mixer bowl. Mix butter, cocoa, and water in a small saucepan. Place over low heat until butter is melted, stirring constantly. Bring to a rapid boil. Pour over flour mixture and blend well. Add beaten eggs, buttermilk, soda, and vanilla. Mix and pour into greased 11 x 16 sheet cake pan. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.

Frosting:
Mix together butter, milk, cocoa, vanilla, and powdered sugar until creamy. Spread onto of warm brownies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
All time favorite recipe and great for potlucks.

 

 

 

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