Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake is thin, super moist chocolate cake, topped with warm chocolate frosting and pecans. If you prefer your chocolate cake not to be dry, this one is perfect for you – moist with chocolate fudge frosting. Sounds delicious, doesn’t it?  It really is.


– 2 cups all-purpose flour – 2 cups granulated sugar – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1 cup unsalted butter – 1 cup water – 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder – 1/2 cup buttermilk – 2 large egg – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 15x10-inch baking pan.

Step 2

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.

Step 3

In a saucepan, combine butter, water, and cocoa powder. Bring to a boil, then pour over dry ingredients.

Step 4

Stir in buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Step 5

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step 6

While still warm, prepare the frosting and spread it evenly over the cake. Allow to cool before serving. Enjoy your Texas Sheet Cake!


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