Blonde Texas Sheet Cake

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by FloridaGrl

I got this out of Southern Living--it sounds really good! The recipe for the icing will follow.

Top Review by Oscar11

WOW, this cake is AMAZING! I took this cake to work and by lunch there was nothing left but crumbs. I received many compliments and one coworker said this was now his favorite cake - beating out a cake that his grandmother always made for him. The cake is very moist, easy to make, and the icing out of this world.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat together the first 5 ingredients at low speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes or until blended. Pour batter into a greased 15x10 inch jelly roll pan.
  2. Bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 2 hours. Make Caramel Pecan frosting and pour immediately over cooled cake in pan, and spread quickly to cover cake.
  4. Place chopped pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan. Bake at 350°F for 6 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  5. Bring butter and brown sugar to a boil in a 3 1/2 quart saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly (about 2 minutes). Remove from heat and slowly whisk in buttermilk.
  6. Return mixture to heat, and bring to a boil. Pour into bowl of a heavy duty electric stand mixer. Gradually add powdered sugar, vanilla extract and almond extracts,beating at medium-high speed until smooth(about 1 minute). Stir in pecans. Use immediately.

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