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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

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Aaron Fuoss
Added: Friday, September 22, 2006


3 Sticks Butter
1 C Water
8 Tbs Cocoa (Divided)
2 C Sugar
2 C Flour
1/2 Tsp Salt
2 Eggs
1 C Sour Cream
1 Tsp Soda
6 Tbs Milk
Powdered Sugar (about 1 box)
1 Tsp Vanilla
1 C Chopped Nuts (pecans)

In a pan bring to a boil 2 sticks butter, 1 cup water and 4 Tbs cocoa, then cool.
Sift together into a mixing bowl 2 cups sugar, 2 cups flour and 1/2 tsp salt.
When cocoa is cool add to the flour mixture and mix well, then add 2 eggs, 1 cup sour cream and 1 tsp soda mix well.
Bake in a sheet pan at 350 for 25 min.
Bring to a bowl 1 stick butter,4 Tbs cocoa and 6 Tbs milk. Remove form heat and add vanilla,chopped nut and powdered sugar until you reach your desired thickness (about 1 box)

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Number Of Servings:
1 sheet cake




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