With its thick layer of chocolatey goodness and its rich and buttery icing, the Texas sheet cake is a classic Southern dessert that’s sure to be a hit at any gathering. From potlucks to cookouts to family dinners, these 11 Texas sheet cake recipes are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Plus, they’re all made with pantry staples, so you can whip them up in a flash.
Whether you’re looking for a classic sheet cake or something more creative, you’ll find a recipe here that’ll hit the sweet spot. So grab your apron, pull out your baking sheet, and get ready to indulge in some of the best Texas sheet cake recipes around.
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Texas Sheet Cake Recipe
This Texas sheet cake is a family favorite and perfect for chocolate lovers. The homemade fudge frosting is what takes this Texas sheet cake recipe over the top!
This Texas Sheet Cake recipe is THE ONE, you guys! As in, the only one you will ever need. Sour cream in the cake and the glaze, brown sugar, and extra cocoa make this the BEST chocolate sheet cake of your life!!
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Texas Sheet Cake for 9 x 13 Inch Pan Recipe
This Texas sheet cake recipe for a 9 x 13 inch sheet pan is a smaller batch version of classic Texas sheet cake! Like the original, this cake is made with a thin layer of super moist chocolate buttermilk sponge cake, topped with a thick layer of chocolate fudge frosting and studded with pecans.
There is nothing better than this recipe for Texas Sheet Cake by the pioneer woman! The half sheet pan version feeds a crowd and is great for potlucks. A large thin cake, slightly chewy and dense, topped with a warm chocolate frosting dripping from the sides!
Texas Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting is an easy and delicious chocolate cake baked in a jelly roll pan and topped with a thick layer of luscious peanut butter frosting. Chocolate and peanut butter heaven!