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Chocolate Brownie Cake (Texas Sheet Cake)

November 14, 2012

This is a great cake to make for a crowd.  It is baked in a jelly roll pan so it serves a lot of people.  Our neighbor Kathy made it for a neighborhood BBQ and everyone loved it!

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1  1/2 cups margarine (3 sticks)

6 T. cocoa (heaping)

1  1/2 cups water

Melt together and bring to a boil.

Pour over:

3 cups sugar

3 cups flour

Mix well.

Take 3/4 cup milk and mix in  1  1/2 tsp. baking soda 

Add this milk mixture to the cake mixture.  Mix well.

3/4 tsp. salt

2  1/4 tsp. vanilla

3 eggs

Add salt, vanilla and eggs.  Mix well.

Spray a jelly roll pan with baking spray.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 – 30 mins.

Ice with either of the following:

CHOCOLATE FROSTING

1 stick margarine

4 T. cocoa

6 – 7  T. milk   

Mix and bring to a boil.

Remove from heat and add:

1 tsp. vanilla

Pour over:

1 pound powdered sugar

Beat until creamy.  Add a little extra milk if needed.  Frost cake.

Always a kid!!!!  We  laughed thinking of what could happen if the beater wasn’t unplugged!!!  Ouch!!!

FULL FROSTING RECIPE WITHOUT PICTURES —

CHOCOLATE FROSTING

1 stick margarine

4 T. cocoa

6 – 7  T. milk   

Mix and bring to a boil.  Remove from heat and add:

1 tsp. vanilla

Pour over:

1 pound powdered sugar

Beat until creamy.  Frost cake.

CREAM CHEESE ICING

1/4 cup margarine

1 (8 oz.) cream cheese

2 tsp. vanilla

1 pound powdered sugar

milk (for consistency)

Mix together margarine and cream cheese.

Add vanilla and powdered sugar.

Add milk for proper consistency.

Recipe Source:  Kathy B.

FULL RECIPE WITHOUT PICTURES —

This is a great cake to make for a crowd.  It is baked in a jelly roll pan so many pieces can be cut from it.  Kathy B. made it for a neighborhood BBQ and everyone loved it!

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1  1/2 cups margarine (3 sticks)

6 T. cocoa (heaping)

1  1/2 cups water

Melt together and bring to a boil.  Pour over:

3 cups sugar

3 cups flour

Mix well and add:

3/4 cup milk with 1  1/2 tsp. baking soda added

3/4 tsp. salt

2  1/4 tsp. vanilla

3 eggs

Spray jelly roll pan.

Bake at 350 for 25 – 30 mins.

Ice with either of the following:

CHOCOLATE ICING

1 stick margarine

4 T. cocoa

6 – 7  T. milk   

Mix and bring to a boil.  Remove from heat and add:

1 tsp. vanilla

Pour over:

1 pound powdered sugar

Beat until creamy.  Pour over warm cake.

CREAM CHEESE ICING

1 pound powdered sugar

1 (8 oz.) cream cheese

1/4 cup margarine

2 tsp. vanilla

milk (for consistency)

Mix together margarine and cream cheese.

Add vanilla and powdered sugar.

Add milk for proper consistency.

Recipe Source:  Kathy B.

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