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Sheet Cakes are the go-to party cakes! Simply frosted or elaborately decorated, a sheet cake is easy to transport and serve. For a super-easy variation, leave the cake in its flat, rectangular baking pan, spread frosting on the top and serve from the pan! For a birthday or anniversary, write a special message on the expansive flat top.

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By carvalhohm

Rate this recipe 4/5 (1 Votes)
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Servings 24

  • 1 box devil's food or butter recipe chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened or vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 container Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting, 1 pound
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped

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It gets no better than this chocolate Texas Sheet Cake #6 recipe

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Serving a crowd? Make a really big and easy cake for chocolate lovers

  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food or butter recipe chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened or vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 container (1-pound) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped
4.5/5 (53 Votes)

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This birthday sheet cake is perfect for the sweet tooth in your family

  • FROSTING:
  • 2 1/4 sticks (18 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
  • 8 ounces (about 1 cup) sour cream, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda** (adjusted down from 1 teaspoon., per many reviews of this recipe
  • 24 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • Chocolate candies for decorating (recommended: M&M's)
4.6/5 (22 Votes)

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We all know everything's bigger in Texas, but the secret is that everything tastes better too, and this cake is why

  • CAKE:
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tables. cocoa powder
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 (16-ounce) box confectioners' sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
4.4/5 (12 Votes)

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The whole family will love this delicious red velvet sheet cake! It's both elegant and big enough to serve the whol

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 whole Eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 ounces, fluid red food coloring
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
4.6/5 (22 Votes)

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Texas-size peanut butter flavor makes this super-sized iced sheet cake popular! Serving 15 to 20, it will be a hit ...

  • Cake:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Peanut Butter Icing:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.2/5 (82 Votes)

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This cake is SO good!

  • CAKE:
  • 1 box Betty Crocker butter pecan cake mix
  • 1 (16-ounce) can Betty Crocker Coconut Pecan Frosting
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup canola or coconut oil
  • 1 cup half-and-half for increased flavor instead of water
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • BUTTER PECAN GLAZE:
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This tangerine cake is such an out-of-the-ordinary treat that is a scrumptious way to end any meal

  • CAKE:
  • 2 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup tangerine juice, freshly squeezed, plus more for glaze
  • 2 tangerines, zested, about 2 tablespoons, plus more for glaze
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • GLAZE AND SPRINKLES:
  • 3 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons tangerine juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon tangerine zest
4.5/5 (27 Votes)

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Those bright pink cake slices with colorful sprinkles, also known as “Pastel de Niños” (Children’s Cake) wil...

  • CAKE:
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil, or substitute 1/2 cup applesauce or 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon, optional
  • 1 cup milk
  • PINK FROSTING:
  • 3 cups confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and 2 drops red food coloring
  • Candy sprinkles
4.1/5 (37 Votes)

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This easy 2-ingredient cake recipe is fat-free and sure to please everyone's sweet tooth

  • 1 (16-ounce) box angel food cake mix
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, not drained
  • Whipped topping, optional for serving
  • Chopped fruit, optional for serving
4.4/5 (18 Votes)

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A simple and delicious pumpkin sheet cake frosted with a pumpkin flavored cream cheese frosting

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 (15-ounce) can solid packed pumpkin
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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This Creme de Menthe Layer Cake can be made in a layer cake or as a sheet cake

  • CAKE:
  • 1 package white cake mix
  • all ingredients from the package white cake mix, but substitute 1/4 cup Creme de Menthe instead of water
  • 1/4 about 1/4 cup mini chocolate morsels, optional
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 (12-ounce) bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • whipped cream frosting or substitute Cool Whip with the Creme de Menthe
  • 1-pint heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Creme De Menthe or 1/2 teaspoon mint extract, optional
  • 2 to 3 drops of green food coloring, optional
  • chocolate curls or sprinkles or mini chocolate chips, optional garnish
  • CHOCOLATE CURLS, OPTIONAL GARNISH:
  • 3 squares of semisweet Baker's chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
4.2/5 (9 Votes)

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You can't go wrong with this delicious sheet cake smothered in rich and creamy chocolate frosting!

  • FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled plus more for pan
  • 3 1/2 cups flour, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cUPS milk chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
4.3/5 (10 Votes)

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