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Another classic recipe: Texas cake!



  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 sticks oleo
  • 1 c. water
  • 4 tbsp. cocoa
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. soda



Cream together sour cream, sugar and eggs. Bring to boil oleo, water and cocoa; add this to creamed mixture. Sift together the flour, salt and soda. Add to batter. Grease shallow jelly roll sheet (with sides). Pour batter into sheet and bake 25 minutes in 350 degree oven. Ice while still warm.



1 stick oleo

6 tbsp. milk

4 tbsp. cocoa

1 box confectioners’ sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

1 c. chopped nuts



Bring oleo, milk and cocoa to boil. Add this hot mixture to sugar, vanilla and nuts. Spread on warm cake. Serve with a light meal, as this cake is rich! It may be prepared a week ahead; keeps 1 week if well covered.


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