Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

Texas Sheet Cake is one of the most cherished desserts, especially among those who adore chocolate, around the globe. It is extremely delicious and moist, and can be prepared very quickly.

This super mouth-watering cake is renowned in the young ones, and it is reported that most of the children love to have this delicate cake rather than any other cake on their birthday parties. Below is the given detail of preparation time, serving size and ingredients required:

Prep time: 25 – 30 min
Bake time: 15 – 20 min
Total time: 40 – 50 min
Yield: 10 servings
Utensils: 10×15 inch pan, saucepan, mixing bowl, water jar, spoon and serving plates.

Calories: 260
Fat: 12 g
Cholesterol: 41 mg

All-purpose flour: 1/2 cup and 1 tablespoon
White sugar: 1/2 cup and 1 tablespoon
Baking soda: 1/4 teaspoon
Salt: 1/8 teaspoon
Sour cream: 2 tablespoons and 3/4 teaspoon
Eggs: 5/8
Butter: 1/4 cup and 2 teaspoons
Water: 1/4 cup and 2 teaspoons
Unsweetened cocoa powder: 1 tablespoon and 1-1/4 teaspoons
Milk: 1 tablespoon and 2-1/4 teaspoons
Unsweetened cocoa powder: 1 tablespoon and 1-1/4 teaspoons
Butter: 2 tablespoons and 3/4 teaspoon
Confectioners’ sugar: 1 cup and 2 tablespoons
Vanilla extract: 1/4 teaspoon
Chopped walnuts (optional): 1/4 cup and 2 teaspoons


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10x15 inch pan.

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    Preheating oven
  • 2

    Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and sugar in a bowl. Whisk in the sour cream and eggs, and set the mixture aside. Now, melt the butter in a saucepan on low heat. Add water and cocoa powder in it, and stir together properly. Leave it over low heat until the mixture boils, and then remove it from heat. Allow it to cool slightly, and then whisk cocoa mixture into the egg mixture. Stir it together properly until the two mixtures completely blend together.

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    cocoa mixture
  • 3

    Pour the batter into the greased and floured pan. Bake it in the preheated oven for around 15 to 20 minutes. Insert a toothpick in the centre of the cake to confirm whether the cake is baked properly.

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    Batter Texas Sheet Cake
  • 4

    Take a large saucepan, and add milk, cocoa powder and butter in it to start preparing your icing for the cake. Boil the mixture on medium heat, and then remove it from heat. Whisk in the sugar and vanilla. Add nuts (optional) and stir it together until the mixture becomes smooth. Spread the frosting over the warm cake properly and put the cake in the refrigerator for some time. Serve as you need.

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    Icing Texas Sheet Cake

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