Tex Mex Sheet Cake

Tex-Mex Sheet Cake

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup margarine
1 cup water
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup margarine
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 cup slivered, toasted almonds

Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and flour an 10×15 inch jelly roll pan. Combine the flour, baking soda, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.

In a small saucepan, melt 1 cup margarine. Stir in water, 1/4 cup cocoa and 1 tablespoon instant coffee. Bring mixture to a boil, then remove from heat.

Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Pour in the cocoa mixture, then stir in 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk, eggs and vanilla. Mix until blended.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the cake springs back when lightly touched. Allow to cool.

For the coffee glaze: In a small saucepan, melt 1/4 cup margarine. Mix in 1/4 cup cocoa, 1 tablespoon instant coffee and sweetened condensed milk, and confectioners’ sugar. Stir until blended. Fold in the almonds. Spread glaze over warm cake.

Makes 1 – 10 x 15 inch jelly roll pan

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