Texas Sheet Cake With Frosting

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by CindiJ

A friend of the family shared this recipe with me. This cake is so moist and is total comfort food at its best. I hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

Top Review by thnksnw01

I have been looking for this exact recipe for 5 + years. Many say they are The Texas Sheet cake....but not by a long shot. Finally I have found it! Thanks Cindi 5 Stars!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cake: Combine butter, water and cocoa in saucepan over medium heat; heat until butter melts. Add sugar, flour, salt, eggs, soda, sour cream and vanilla; mix well.
  2. Pour into 15x10x1-inch jelly roll pan. Bake 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  3. While cake is baking make frosting:.
  4. Combine butter, cocoa and milk in medium saucepan; bring to boil.
  5. Add remaining ingredients (reserving pecans for garnishing)and mix well with electric mixer.
  6. Remove cake from oven and while hot, spread frosting over the hot sheet cake.
  7. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.

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