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TEXAS HILL COUNTRY SHEET CAKE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynne Ronemous

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:

2 cups sugar

1 cup shortening

2 eggs

2 cups flour

1/2 cup cocoa

1/2 tsp. salt

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup boiling water

2 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. vanilla

Icing:

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup cocoa

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup margarine

1 cup pecans, chopped

1/2 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cake:

Cream together sugar, shortening, and eggs. Beat well. Sift together 3 times flour, cocoa, and salt. Add and mix well buttermilk, boiling water, baking soda, and vanilla.

Spread into a greased 13″x9″x2″ baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Icing:

Mix together in medium saucepan sugar, cocoa, milk, and margarine. Boil 1 minute. Add pecans and vanilla.

Leave this thin like syrup and pour over cake while icing is hot; reheat if needed. Will form a sweet glaze.

 

 

 

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