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Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake


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1 h 45 m servings 358 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 358 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.7g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 292 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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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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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 15 1/2x10 1/2-inch jelly roll pan.
  2. Bring water, 1 cup margarine, and 1/4 cup cocoa powder to a boil in a large saucepan; remove from heat and stir in flour, white sugar, and salt. Beat eggs, sour cream, and baking soda in a bowl; stir into flour mixture until just blended. Pour batter into prepared jelly roll pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 22 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, bring 1/2 cup margarine, milk, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, and vanilla extract to a boil in another saucepan; remove from heat and stir in confectioner's sugar until icing is smooth. Spread icing over cake immediately after removing from oven. Allow cake to cool before cutting and serving.

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This is traditionally a family favorite at our house. Even though I have never seen a recipe in print call for it, I was raised to always put one teaspoon of cinnamon into the flour mixture befo...

Easy, uses ingredients usually on hand, tastes great. (Esp ifyou love chocolate)

With last minute plans for a total of 7 coming to dinner, I had about 90 minutes to make a dessert large enough (and good enough) for all. Made this cake, but didn't have a jelly roll pan or an...

one of my moms staples...she told me to spread a thin layer of peanut butter as soon as the cake is done. then the glaze/ about a hit with my family. no picture...they devoured it to...

I had never baked a cake from scratch. This one was easy and it turned out great!

My family loves this cake! They request it every time we have a get together! Easy too!! Love!

Love it.

I added extra cocoa as others did as I too like more chocolate. Only issue was when pouring the glaze over the cake; it ran off the edges. The pan I used was 1/2" deep. Recommend a deeper pan...

The cake was a little to soft for me.

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