Saturday, August 15, 2009

Texas Sheet Cake

Contributed by: Kim
(Dads favorite)

2 stick margarine
1 Cup water
4 Tbsp cocoa
Boil together then add to mixing bowl,
2 Cups sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 Cup buttermilk
1 tsp soda
2 Cups flour
Mix with the hot chocolate sauce really well then add:
2 eggs
Mix well (you don't want to cook your eggs) Pour into a greased jelly roll sheets. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. Frost while still hot.

Frosting for Texas Sheet cake
1 stick butter
4 Tbsp cocoa
6 Tbsp milk
Boil together. Pour into mixing bowl, then add 4 cups powdered sugar and 1 tsp vanilla, beating well. Spread on cake while still warm.

Kim's note: I start making the frosting when I take the cake out of the oven. If not sometimes the frosting will run off the cake.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Zucchini Orange Bread

1 1/2 Cup Sugar
2 Tbsp grated orange peel
3 Eggs, well beaten
1 3/4 Cup grated zucchini
1 Cup Orange juice
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 Cup Cooking oil
2 tsp vanilla
3 Cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Mix all ingredients well. Put into two greased 9x5x3" loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.

Contributed by Pat Marshall