Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Texas Sheet Cake and Frosting

Recipe for "Texas Sheet Cake + Frosting"

2 c sugar
2 c flour

In small pan mix:

2 stick Oleo
4 T cocoa
1 c H20

Bring to a rapid boil and pour over sugar and flour mixture

1/2 cup buttermilk
2 beaten eggs
1/2 tsp
1 tsp soda
1 tsp vanilla

350 degrees 25 minutes


Bring to boil
1/2 c butter
3 1/2 T cocoa
1/3 c milk

1 box P sugar (I think it should be confectioner's sugar)
1 tsp vanilla

Add sugar, beat in mixer
add vanilla
beat til creamy, add nuts

Pour over hot cake

Found in "The House of Cobwebs" by Mary Reisner. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1944.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Marinated Carrots

Recipe for marinated carrots:

2 lbs. carrots - clean and slice, then cook in salted water until tender; cool. Then combine the ff. ingredients:

2 lg onion, sliced into rings
1 lg pepper, cut into strips
1/2 c. vinegar
1/2 c. salad oil
1 cup sugar
1 cup tomato soup
1 teas. dry mustard
1 teas. Worcestershire

Refrigerate. Marinate for 4 hrs. Stir once in a while

Found in "The Dead Zone" by Stephen King. Published by Viking, 1979.

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