White Texas Sheet Cake

October 25, 2023
White Texas Sheet Cake

This delicious White Texas Sheet Cake recipe has a hint of almond flavoring and is light, moist, and delicious with fresh fruit. This amazing cake is one of my all-time favorites!

If you love easy dessert recipes, you’ll love my Original Gooey Butter Cake, Funfetti Cupcakes and easy Ice Cream Sandwiches.

My Mother in Law’s Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake is everyone in the family’s favorite! A few years ago my Aunt prompted me to adapt that recipe into a white sheet cake, and since then, this has become our new favorite!

Cook Time: 20 mins
Additional Time:20 mins
Total Time:40 mins
Yield:1 10×15-inch sheet cake


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 4 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

2. In a large saucepan, bring 1 cup butter and water to a boil. Remove from heat, and stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, 1 teaspoon almond extract, salt, and baking soda until smooth. Pour batter into a greased 10×15-inch baking pan.

3. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 22 minutes, or until cake is golden brown and tests done. Cool for 20 minutes.

4. Combine 1/2 cup butter and milk in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Mix in sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Stir in pecans. Spread frosting over warm cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories : 344
Fat : 17g
Carbs : 48g
Protein : 2g

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