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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Treat Tuesday #56...

Treat Tuesday - Texas Sheet Cake

*I am a cake lover.  

*I'm always looking for new types of cakes and cupcakes to make.

*This one is easy to bake and sure is tasty.  

Ingredients and Directions

1.  Bring to boil:
*1 stick of butter
*1 cup of water
*4 TBS of Cocoa
2.  Remove from heat and add to:
*2 cups of flour
*2 cups of sugar
*1 tsp of salt
*1 tsp of baking soda
3.  Beat in :
*2 eggs
*1/2 cup of sour cream
4.  Pour into large greased 15.5" x 10.5" pan
5.  Bake 20 mins 350 degrees
6.  Let cool 10 mins and then ice cake
Icing recipe:
7.  Bring to boil:
*4 TBS cocoa
*6 TBS milk
*1 stick butter
8.  Remove from heat and add:
*1 pound of confectioners sugar
*1 tsp vanilla
*1 cup of chopped walnuts (optional)
9.  Pour over cake and enjoy!  

Treat Tuesday:  Adult Novel

One Mississippi by Mark Childress

Treat Tuesday:  Middle-Grade Novel

Nightmare at the Book Fair by Dan Gutman

Treat Tuesday:  Television Show/Series

"The Big C" on Showtime

*There are only four seasons of this show so it would be very easy to "binge" watch this series.

*The acting is top notch and the characters are awesome!

Treat Tuesday:  Movie

"Dead Poets Society"

*In honor of Robin Williams' life and his incredible talent.

*My daughter and I watched this the night before we moved her into her college house.

*We both cried during the final scene.  So powerful…

Treat Tuesday:  Music

"Hall of Fame" by The Script featuring

*We had to submit a song to our principal that represents us that will be played throughout the year.

*This is one of my favorite songs and I love the message.

Treat Tuesday:  Photograph

Robin Williams (1951-2014)

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