White Texas Sheet Cake

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This White Texas sheet cake recipe is the perfect addition to a picnic or potluck; the cake makes about 15 to 20 servings depending on how big you cut your pieces. This sheet cake recipe is delicious and easy to make. And if you like regular Texas Sheet cake recipes, this one is a white version that you are sure to love. You will need most of the standard baking ingredients such as flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and sugar. You will also need some sour cream, vanilla extract and buttermilk. For the frosting recipe for this White Texas sheet cake recipe, you will need powdered sugar, butter, milk, vanilla extra and pecans or walnuts.

It's the addition of pecans or walnuts that give this cake recipe some added nutrition. Nuts are a popular addition as they give a bit of crunch to the cake recipe. Nuts are also popular as a crunchy and nutritious snack. Pecans are one of the most popular edible nuts that are native to North America and Mexico. The pecan tree is a large deciduous tree that belongs to the hickory family. A typical pecan has a buttery rich shell that has a golden brown outside and beige inside. Pecans deliver both protein and fiber and are an excellent source of copper and manganese. Pecans also contain significant amounts of vitamin B6, iron, zinc, phosphorous, thiamin, and magnesium. There are all sorts of health benefits from eating pecans. Pecans are rich in fiber which helps to boost the health of your heart and may help to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and may prevent some forms of cancer. Pecans also contain monounsaturated fats such as oleic acid along with phenolic antioxidants that are healthy for your heart and may help prevent coronary artery disease and strokes. Research shows that pecans may also help prevent coronary heart disease by inhibiting unwanted oxidation of blood lipids. Consuming pecans may also help to aid in weight loss. Research has indicated that a diet that comprises of nuts such as pecans may help you in losing weight. This is because the consumption of nuts enhances satiety and increases metabolism.

Whether you choose to use pecans or walnuts in this White Texas sheet cake recipe is up to your, but either way, you are sure to get plenty of nutritional benefits. And while cake recipes typically don't offer a whole lot of nutritional value, it's the healthy of addition of some ingredients such as nuts that can make you feel a little less guilty about enjoying this dessert recipes. Walnuts deliver both protein and fiber and are an excellent source of copper and manganese. Walnuts are also a good source of phosphorous and magnesium and contain significant amounts of folate, thiamin, and vitamin B6. Walnuts also contain about 2.5g of Omega-3 per serving. Walnuts have been used for a very long time. With walnut trees being known to mankind since 7000 B.C. About two-thirds of the world’s walnut production occurs in California. And you can see the crinkles in walnuts on both the inside and the outside of the walnut. Consuming walnuts can help with your metabolism. With one of the health benefits of walnuts consumption being in that they help to improve the metabolism in the body.

Consuming walnuts may also help with improving your mood. With a scientific study indicating that a lack of omega-3 fatty acids which is provided by walnuts cause hyperactivity, tantrums and irritability. So supplementing a child’s diet with walnuts compensates the deficit in EFAs and alleviates their mood. You will find this cake recipe on The Southern Lady Cooks site. On the site, you will find other cake recipes, dessert recipes, main ideas, side dish recipes, vegetable recipes and so much more. **

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