Cakes

Texas Sized Sheet Cake

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A recipe from an old cookbook of my grandmother's which was created by a group of nurses, this particular version dates back to 1955! It's a yummy crowd-pleasing chocolate cake with a delicious fudgy pecan frosting.

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3 sticks unsalted butter, divided
1 cup water
8 Tablespoons cocoa powder, divided
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream or nonfat Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon baking soda
6 Tablespoons milk
1 pound powdered sugar (about 4 cups)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. In a saucepan, melt 2 sticks of butter. Add water and 4 Tablespoons of cocoa. Bring mixture to a boil, then remove from heat and add the sugar, flour, and salt. Set aside. 3. In a small bowl, mix eggs and sour cream/yogurt with baking soda. Add this mixture gradually to the saucepan and mix well. Pour batter into a well-greased 9x13 pan and bake 20 minutes. 4. While the cake cooks, heat 1 stick butter, 4 Tablespoons of cocoa, and milk in a saucepan until butter melts. Bring mixture to tight boil stage, then remove from heat and add powdered sugar, vanilla, and chopped nuts. Pour frosting over the cake while it is still warm, let cool, and serve.
Nutritions

Calories
281

Sodium
85mg
3% DV

Fat
19g
30% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
23g
8% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV