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Texas Shortcake Recipe

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2 sticks butter
1 cup water
4 tbsp. cocoa
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Soda
cup sour cream
2 eggs, slightly beaten

1 stick butter
6 tbsp. Milk
4 tbsp. Cocoa
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

Mix together flour, sugar, salt & soda. Bring butter, water & cocoa to a boil over medium heat; pour into flour mixture and mix well. Stir in sour cream. Add eggs & beat till completely blended. Pour into greased & floured jelly-roll pan (13x19 approx.). Bake at 350 for 20-22 minutes.

Bring butter, milk & cocoa to a boil. Stir in powdered sugar & vanilla. Add nuts. Pour over cake while both are hot.




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