White Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

This White Texas Sheet Cake, is PERFECT for feeding a crowd . . . or lots of hungry neighbors. You will quickly become one of the most popular people in the neighborhood if you make this and share it!

Serves: 30

White Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

40 minPrep Time

22 minCook Time

1 hr, 2 Total Time

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  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • sprinkles (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place butter and water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove saucepan from heat and stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, almond extract, salt, and baking soda. Mix until completely smooth. Pour batter into a greased 18 x 13 x 1 inch baking pan (I just used a cookie sheet).
  3. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until cake is golden brown. Let cool for 20-30 minutes.
  4. For the frosting cream the butter, cream cheese, and vanilla together. Then add the powdered sugar. Add more or less powdered sugar depending on how thick you want your frosting to be.
  5. Top with sprinkles if desired.


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  1. That face book comment could have come from my M-I=L, who is known to be quite blunt about her body image ideas, but has also been caught sneaking into my cookie jar when she thought no one was watching!! Your family recipes are fantastic and so very appreciated. Keep up the great work and thanks for this cake recipe. I'm heading to the kitchen to make it now, and will add green coloring to the frosting for a St. Patrick's Day treat!

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