Texas Cake

Texas Cake

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Texas Cake


2 cups sifted flour
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon soda
2 eggs
2 sticks margarine
4 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup water


In a bowl, mix flour, sour cream, salt, sugar, baking soda, and eggs.  In a pan bring to boil margarine, cocoa, and water, then add boiled mixture to dry ingredients.  Mix well and pour into a large sheet pant, 15.5x10.5x1-inches, that has been greased and floured. 

Bake at 350-degrees approximately 20 minutes.  

Frosting for Texas Cake


1 box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans
1 stick margarine
4 tablespoons cocoa
5 tablespoons milk


In a bowl, mix powdered sugar, vanilla, and pecans.  Bring margarine, milk, and cocoa to boil in a saucepan.  Add to dry ingredients and beat until smooth. 

Frost cake while still warm.  

Can use chocolate chips instead of cocoa; 1/2 large bag. 

Aunt Ethel Hunt's recipe; 10/2/1976

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