Texas Sheet Cake


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Serves Many | Prep Time 30 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Heritage Cookbook by Junior League of Salt Lake City 1975---

This cake has been made for my kids ever since their beginning. Loved recipe


Ingredients You'll Need

Cake:
2 cups flour, sifted
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup shortening
1/4 cup cocoa
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
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Frosting:
1/2 cup margarine
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup cocoa
1 package (16 oz.) powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup nuts, chopped


Directions

Mix flour and sugar. Set aside. Stirring constantly, bring margarine, shortening, cocoa and water to a boil. Pour over flour mixture. In another bowl, mix buttermilk, eggs, soda, cinnamon, vanilla and salt. Stir into hot mixture. Pour into an 11" x 16" pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes. To make frosting, stir and bring margarine, cocoa and milk to a boil. Stir in powdered sugar, vanilla and chopped nuts. Cool slightly. Frost warm cake. Yield: one 11" x 16" cake.


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