You NEED this texas sheet cake recipe in your life. It is far and away the most perfect Texas sheet cake I've ever had!
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Perfect Texas Sheet Cake

You NEED this texas sheet cake recipe in your life. It is far and away the most perfect Texas sheet cake I've ever had! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword best texas sheet cake, texas sheet cake, texas sheet cake recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 28
Calories 245kcal
Author Pretty Providence

Ingredients

For the Cake

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp cocoa
  • dash salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk

For the Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 6 tbsp milk

Instructions

For the Cake

  • Preheat oven to 375 and grease a jelly roll pan. 
  • Bring 1/2 cup butter, oil, water, 3 tbsp cocoa and a sprinkle of salt to a boil in a medium sized pan. Stirring regularly.
  • Once mixture is boiling, remove from stove and stir in flour, baking soda, vanilla, sugar, eggs, and buttermilk and pour onto your greased jelly roll pan. Bake for 15 minutes or until cake barely springs back when touched with a finger.

For the Frosting

  • Bring 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup cocoa, powdered sugar and milk to a boil on the stove, stirring regularly. Pour over lightly cooled cake. 

Notes

Save in an airtight container for up to 7 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.7mg