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Texas Sheet Cake

July 22, 2013 — 3 Comments

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This rich chocolate cake is the perfect cake to bring to a summer barbecue. It will feed a crowd but don’t expect any leftovers. The preparation is quick and easy because both the cake and the frosting are made on the stove top. Your mixer will get a little break. I use an 11″ by 15″ metal pan but any size jelly roll pan will work, you just might need to adjust the baking time. Continue Reading…

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The Fourth of July stirs up many good memories for me. Fireworks, family vacations, barbecues and days at the beach. One year my Mom made a beautiful flag cake and I still remember how special I thought it was. The way she arranged those little blueberries and strawberries on top. Inspired by these memories, I made a flag cake today. I used raspberries for the flag’s stripes but strawberries will also work. This recipe uses a cream cheese frosting but I think whipped cream would be just as delicious. Continue Reading…