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Texas Sheet Cake

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“A co-worker recently made a version of this for our Christmas party and it was VERY good. I found this recipe in the "King's Daughters Hospital Centennial Cookbook".”
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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For cake: Mix sugar and flour in a large bowl.
  2. Combine butter, water, shortening, and cocoa in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Pour cocoa mixture over the sugar and flour; stir well.
  4. Add sour cream, eggs, baking soda, cinnamon, and vanilla; mix well.
  5. Pour into a greased 11x16-inch oblong cake pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.
  7. For icing: Mix butter, cocoa, and milk in saucepan and bring to boil.
  8. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar and vanilla; beat well with mixer.
  9. Stir in nuts.
  10. Spread on cake while warm.

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