White Texas Sheet Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or 1 cup margarine
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1⁄2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
Frosting
  • 1⁄2 cup butter or 1⁄2 cup margarine
  • 1⁄4 cup milk
  • 4 1⁄2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

1 _ In a large saucepan, bring butter and water to a boil.

2 _ Remove from the heat; stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, almond extract, salt and baking soda until smooth.

3 _ Pour into a greased 15x10 inch baking pan.

4 _ Bake at 375 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until cake is golden brown and tests done.


5 _ Cool for 20 minutes.

6 _ Meanwhile, for frosting, combine butter and milk in a saucepan; Bring to a boil; remove from heat; add sugar and extract and mix well.

7 _ Stir in walnuts; spread over warm cake.

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