White Texas Sheet Cake

3
Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

Texas Sheet Cakes are usually served right from the pan it's baked in. And they tend to serve a large number of people, so they're great to potluck parties. The size of the baking pan is important. Texas Sheet Cakes are supposed to be flat and are baked in a large (usually 10x15-inch) jelly roll pan. So avoid trying to bake it in a smaller cake pan, hoping for a taller cake; it won't turn out well.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
about 24
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE:

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    water
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract (almond works best, but you can use vanilla extract)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • FROSTING:

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 4 1/2 c
    confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract (or vanilla extract)
  • 1 c
    finely chopped pecans (or walnuts)

How to Make White Texas Sheet Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 10x15x1-inch baking sheet (or jelly roll pan).
  2. In a large saucepan, bring 1 cup butter or margarine and water to a boil. Remove from heat, and stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, 1 teaspoon almond extract, salt, and baking soda until smooth. Pour batter into a greased 10 x 15 x 1 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 22 minutes, or until cake is golden brown and tests done. Cool for 20 minutes.
  4. Combine 1/2 cup butter or margarine and milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Mix in sugar and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Stir in nuts. Spread frosting over warm cake.

Printable Recipe Card

About White Texas Sheet Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



Show 5 Comments & Reviews

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


It’s our favorite meal of the year! We’re getting all giddy and excited to load our plates with green bean casserole, corn pudding, mashed potatoes, stuffing (and/or dressing), homemade rolls, cranberry sauce, and turkey. Below you’ll find our most popular Thanksgiving recipes to make your holiday dinner the best ever!

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast


Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, give us all the pies at Thanksgiving! Is it Thanksgiving if you don’t finish your feast with a slice of pie? We don’t think so. If asked to bring a pie or hosting Thanksgiving and not sure what pie to make, try one of these 14 recipes. From pumpkin […]