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Texas Sheet Cake II

Texas Sheet Cake II Recipe

Description

Rich, moist, easy chocolate cake to feed a crowd. Small serving is more than enough. Great for community dinners or large get togethers of any sort.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

Instructions

  1. Sift together and set aside in large bowl the flour and sugar.
  2. In saucepan over medium heat bring to a boil; 1/2 cup margarine or butter, 1/2 cup shortening, 1 cup water, and 4 tablespoons cocoa.
  3. Pour cocoa mixture over flour and sugar mixture. Stir in buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Mix well and pour into a greased and floured sheet pan.
  4. Bake in a preheated 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) oven for 20 minutes.
  5. To Make Frosting: Five minutes before cake is done, bring to boil in a saucepan 1/2 cup margarine or butter, 6 tablespoons milk, and 4 tablespoons cocoa. Remove from heat and immediately stir in the confectioners' sugar, nuts (if desired), and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat until smooth and immediately pour frosting over cake. Cake may be served warm or at room temperature.

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Nutritional Information

Texas Sheet Cake II

Servings Per Recipe: 20
Calories: 359.2
% Daily Value *
protein: 5 %
carbohydrates: 18 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
sugars:
fat: 24 %
saturated fat: 41 %
cholesterol: 15 %
vitamin a iu: 6 %
niacin equivalents: 8 %
vitamin b6: 1 %
vitamin c:
folate: 6 %
calcium: 2 %
iron: 6 %
magnesium: 5 %
potassium: 2 %
sodium: 6 %
thiamin: 11 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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