Thursday, February 26, 2009

Texas Sheet Cake

The Cake:

Bring to a boil:
2 sticks margarine
1 cup water
3 Tbsp. cocoa

Mix together in a 4-quart bowl:
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. salt

In a large bowl, combine the following:
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup butter milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon

Combine all three mixtures together and pour into a greased and floured half-size bun pan or 15 x 11 baking pan.
Bake at 350-degrees for 20 minutes or until tests done.

The Icing:

Heat the following in a saucepan:
1 stick margarine
3 Tbsp. cocoa
6 Tbsp. milk

When heated thoroughly, remove from heat and add:
1 lb. powdered sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 tsp. vanilla

Mix well. Pour on hot cake as soon as it comes out of the oven.

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