Bring butter, milk and cocoa to rapid boil. DELICIOUS!! I hope this helps! Anyway it was delicious. I’m sorry it didn’t work out this time! Had one piece and realized I had an entire cake to myself and that is bad news. The sour cream for buttermilk is genius! Used GF flour and threw in a tsp of cinnamon. I used a cup of coffee instead of water. I’ve never baked this cake in a quarter sheet pan, but since that’s half the size of the half size sheet pan, I would imagine that about half the batter would go in the quarter. ;) I’m so glad you liked the recipe Linda, thanks for sharing your review!! I’m glad you liked it, thanks for commenting Carolyn! The danger is that the remaining batter up the sides of the pan that you couldn't scrape out all the way could scorch. Dessert Fourth of July Game Day, posted July 3, 2018 by The Food Charlatan, Your email address will not be published. Use this cake recipe as a birthday sheet cake or for anytime you crave a simple classic dessert. Mix with electric mixer until smooth. Hi Melissa! See, sometimes I feed them!!). My jelly roll pan won’t fit in it, so I’ve been baking w/quarter sheet pans. This vanilla sheet cake recipe uses the reverse creaming method, an easy technique that promises a uniquely soft and springy crumb with the most delicious buttery vanilla flavor. Learn how your comment data is processed. Let me know how it goes! Spread the glaze over the cake. You only want to let it boil for a moment before removing from the heat. Bake for 22 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Big glasses of milk are an absolute requirement when dealing with this cake! I did!! I adore your website – very easy to work with SOME aren’t! Separately mixed with the fork buttermilk, eggs and vanilla, than add to the flour mixture. The sheet cake caught my attention and decided to make it (while salivating) BUT! But THIS recipe is exactly what i was hoping for! I’ve never tried baking with coffee, but I imagine you could replace some of the water in the cake with coffee. I will definitely remake this recipe. Three days later I made it again because I was regretting sending it in to work. Love it :). Deliciously moist sheet cake, cooked to perfection, and topped with an ooey-gooey blend of melted caramel, toffee bits, chocolate chips, and sea salt. You can make this cake in a 9x13 inch cake pan (thick cake), a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan (thinnish cake) or an 12x18 inch half baking sheet (thinnest cake). I made this cake and it was the best sheet cake l have ever tasted! It’s definitely a go-to dessert recipe! (??? You may unsubscribe at any time. December 2020 edition! Hi Julie! The only thing I did differently from the recipe was to put the icing on after only about 5 minutes cooling time. Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts. If someone doesn’t have a sheet cake pan/jelly roll pan, people can just use a regular cake pan and poke holes in the top. Frost it as usual, cover tightly, and freeze. The recipe calls for salted butter in both cake & frosting plus salt in the cake. Texas Sheet Cake Brownies are one of our go-to recipes when we need to feed a crowd! Are you guys ready for the 4th of July?? Amazing! I’m not sure since I wasn’t there with you. Turtle Texas Sheet Cake Recipe. I got here by looking up dessert ideas for a fried chicken meal, and even though I had never made Texas sheet cake before, the recipe seemed too easy to pass up. It was worth it guys. People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to... by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy | Since August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, we rounded up the very best chocolate chip cookie... Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week. My favorite and yours is a great recipe – SOME aren’t! Thanks for commenting!! Thanks so much for leaving a review! But I can’t wait to try some of the others you have linked above. Let me know if it turns out well! Very nice recipie find. And extra cocoa too. Thanks for sharing your tip! That frosting though!! The final batch of this cake was definitely the best. Hi Paige! I’m wondering if the butter was overcooked? Great idea Mels!! I’m so glad you know what a Texas Sheet Cake is now!! Texas Sheet Cake is a huge, pecan-topped cake with three distinct layers of chocolaty goodness. Hey Carlee, sorry I didn’t get back to you sooner! We will be making Nana’s Fall-Off-the-Bone Ribs and “Barb”-ecue Sauce, My Favorite Coleslaw, and Mexican Street Corn Dip. But I digress. Thanks for the tip Elizabeth! Finally a texas sheet cake with rich flavor! I always have sour cream though. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. The flavors are fantastic. Eric heard me get the pan out and turn on the gas burner and said, “Again? Isn't eating just so much fun? So glad you liked it Alice! Blend well until all the lumps are gone. Where are you from? Tender and moist is the perfect description :) Thanks for commenting! I’m rooting for dark as I’m super low on light and present conditions have made it impossible to find more!! Start to finish in just under an hour. I made this last week, and then immediately sent the leftovers to work with Eric. (??? Texas Sheet Cake, Pioneer Woman Merry Christmas Today I’m heading to Mindy and Fred’s house to have Christmas lunch and exchange gifts with my grand-kids. My new go-to for Texas Sheet Cake! Glad we are in agreement, it’s really the best sheet cake! Great flavor but it was not the Texas sheet cake I fondly remembered. If you leave out about 1/2 cup of powdered sugar, the frosting will be a little more runny and will seep down into the cake and make it worth EVERY bite of cake, even the very bottom!!! I love how light and moist this cake is, it’s perfect. Texas Sheet cake is just a classic. In a medium bowl, whisk together dry ingredients (flour, baking soda and salt). I’ve made this cake before and it is so delicious, tender, and moist. Sep 24, 2018 - Top US food blog, Practically Homemade, features their most popular recipe: Texas Sheet Cake Cookies. I didn’t think of substituting water for coffee, but i did add espresso powder to the cake and frosting for a rich flavor. This was so good! Who can say no to a poke cake?? *The size of your jelly roll pan is a matter of debate. (That we made together!! Sheath cake, haha!! Hi Heather! After that I took the kids to Costco for some stuff we needed, because I like to torture myself on days when I skip the baby’s nap and drag it out even longer. It does NOT use a box mix and that is all i have been able to find on the internet. Should this be stored in the fridge or can it be left out? I’m guessing over baking was the issue? I never wash the saucepan before making the glaze either! The first time I made this awesome and I had no problems. I use dark! WOW! Absolutely delicious! My husband was thrilled with his “birthday” cake. I need to make one gluten free and this recipe looks amazing! Use a whisk to stir in the powdered sugar. So happy you are loving the recipe Rose! ooh I like the idea of a buttermilk smoothie! They made it all the time! Hey Oya! Thanks for commenting! Whisk together the wet ingredients and baking soda in a bowl or measuring cup. And it’s so moist! It makes it extra rich and chocolatey! Down here in the South, some call it “sheath” cake. Moist, tender and delicious…highly recommend it. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. So happy to hear that Penelope! More sheet cakes to try from blog friends! You can definitely thin it with a little milk if it is too thick! I’ll be making the trip solo, since pappa will be staying home to babysit for our new pug pup, June Bug aka Ju Ju Bean. Great idea, thanks for the tip! I wasn’t sure what recipe I used when I last made texas sheet cake. Great tips Nancy! Hooray! Perfection. i wanted to ask i already have a homemade cake that i mixed up can i use that to make this sheet cake, Thank you for your awesome recipe! I’m so glad we’re on the same page as far as dishes go Lisa. What to do with leftover buttermilk? No, I always use salted butter! Thoughts on doubling the cake and icing recipes to make my cake appear fuller in the pan but with same ratio of icing to cake? Also, I saw in one of your other comments that three-day-old cake would just taste ok, but I can attest that on Day Three, the cake still tastes awesome! Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake Controversy. Yum! Is it supposed to be unsalted butter? I prefer the 12x18. Question: I am in a new house and my oven is very small (sigh!) What are you baking these days? Try my Texas Turtle Sheet Cake for another one of my sheet cake recipe favorites! (At least that’s what I did.) You will get all of the traditional Texas Sheet Cake flavors in a fabulous cookie . Traditional Texas chocolate sheet cake calls for all white sugar and about 1/4 cup of cocoa. Thanks for the recipe! So glad it was a hit at the party Susan! Add Steps 2 and 3 to Step 1. I add a teaspoon of espresso powder and one teaspoon of cinnamon each to the cake and icing. I made this fantastic cake for a neighborhood party, and it was such a hit! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the walnuts (from the frosting ingredients) on a baking sheet … Hey Kathy! I have never tried freezing it but I have frozen other cakes before, and it worked great. I’m glad you are enjoying all the recipes! I’m so glad the cake was a success Robyn! :D. Oooh now I’m craving a fried chicken dinner with this cake to follow up! I have made the Texas sheet cake twice now. You’re photos made it look moist, any thoughts on where I may have gone wrong? ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Thank you for nice recipe. If your cake is not done baking when you finish the glaze, stir it every now and then to break up the hardened shell on top. Thanks so much for this recipe!! It was always my fave chocolate cake when I was a child. But you can do whichever one, it will be fine. ooh genius Gisele!! Preparation. In a measuring cup, pour the buttermilk and add beaten eggs, baking soda, and vanilla. Hey Joanne! I did add 1 tablespoon of instant coffee powder to the mix. McDonald’s time: When the pool closes at 4pm, I feel so bad that the kids haven’t eaten that I give in when they ask me to go to the slightly-farther-away McDonald’s that has a Play Place. Hi Samantha! Moist and delicious!!! I’m so glad you found the perfect recipe Jessica! Colleen. I shared this cake with five other people and they all loved it. My daughter commented that the texture was surprising – she was expecting it to be dense and brownie-like, but she was pleasantly surprised by how light and moist it is. Firework Oreos! chocolate frosting: 1/4 cup butter 4 tablespoons buttermilk 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar. Thanks!! Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add 1 cup of water and bring the mixture to a boil. Super YUMMY! haha!! Stir buttermilk mixture into butter/chocolate mixture. I’ve become slightly obsessed with sheet cakes. Meanwhile, mix flour, sugar, and salt together in a large bowl. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Pour into an 11 x 16 x 1.5-inch jelly roll pan. I had a friend ask me to bring a Texas Sheet Cake to a dinner; I’d never even heard of it! So sad about the smaller oven! I think I might hate dishes more than anyone ;) I’m so glad you enjoyed the cake Marcie! Make the cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with foil; butter the foil. I love the recipes: easy to make, foods we like to eat and a great variety of new foods to try. This cake just never gets old! If you are baking this in a 9x13 bake for 23-25 minutes.If you do a 10x15, bake for about 20 minutes.If you bake it in a 12x18, bake for about 18-20 minutes. Thank you for this delicious rendition of the classic sheet cake. Hi Colleen! Yes same, I always have sour cream on hand but don’t always have buttermilk! Thank you. Ooh, good to hear that this cakes works well with a gluten free flour blend! Although that does look good - the recipe i am looking for has a Texas sheet cake on the bottom, cheesecake in the middle, and the icing on top, put on right as it comes out of the oven. I will use a 12×18 cake pan with 2” sides( not jelly roll). Does anyone have this recipe? Ingredients: 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups self-rising flour 1 cup butter 1 cup strong black coffee 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk. cups all purpose flour, spooned and leveled. I never even thought about that!! Came out so good. Stir well, then add 1/2 cup sour cream and eggs. I live in ohio, and i’ve only had a sheet cake once at a funeral when i was young. The whole family thoroughly enjoyed it with a big glass of cold milk! I’m so glad you are enjoying the blog, thank you for telling me :). I followed the instructions exactly (largest pan) and the cake is really delicious! In a medium or large saucepan, add 1 cup butter, 1 cup water, and 1/2 cup cocoa. I substituted coffee for all the water in the cake recipe and it was delicious! Mix well. I refer a scratch cake but wouldn’t want to ruin those great ingredients if adding some poached sour cherries would do that. I will make this cake again. Stir together over medium heat until it comes to a boil, then remove from the heat. Click here! Sour cream in the cake and the glaze, brown sugar, and extra cocoa make this the BEST chocolate sheet cake of your life!! But listen, I'm no chef. This is delicious. Forget to feed them lunch. Remove … The guy’s walking off and I’m like hold up! That’s not messing it up, that’s just giving it character ;) I’m so glad you commented Lisa, it’s good to hear from another Texas sheet cake lover. I used Mexican Vanilla in this recipe, and that gives it a very light cinnamon flavor too. This Texas Sheet Cake recipe is THE ONE, you guys! If you can get your hands on some buttermilk though, that would be even better. Thank you for coming back to leave a comment, I love hearing from you! Morning time: Poke around the house with the kids until they start strangling each other. Then I realize that the pool closes at 4 and if we don’t leave immediately we won’t get to swim. So much fun stuff for the 4th, but the food court in Target (what do you call it? I have made this a few times for different functions. I’ve never had that happen to me! Thanks for reviewing :). My Mom always made us this cake, and I did the same for my daughters. Very very close to my husband’s nanna’s recipe. I still have the recipe in my grandmother’s handwriting somewhere! Let me know! We don’t get our food until 4:45. I mean, crackle? I haven’t tried it, and baking something new is always an experiment, but I think it would be okay. These are the kind of risks that make me feel like I'm living a dangerous life. Just wondering if anyone has tried subbing a gluten free flour mix for a sheet cake recipe? Water balloons! I haven’t tried that with this recipe. I’ve made many of your recipes, they have all been delicious. The sides of the cake should just be starting to pull away from the edge of the pan. 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