White Texas Sheet Cake recipe

Often called almond cake, this white Texas sheet cake Recipe is easy to make and bonus: it easily feeds a crowd! The secret ingredient is almond extract which creates a warm, nutty flavor. It’s in both the cake and frosting and is such a light tasting treat!

This white texas sheetcake recipe is so easy to make! A family favorite dessert idea! Often called almond cake, this white Texas sheetcake is easy to make and feeds a crowd!
Our Aunt Mar June is the best baker, just like our Nana, her mom. We spent several 4th of July holidays in Northern Arizona where she and our cousins live. We’d attend the small town parade and enjoy a killer fireworks show. She would often make her yummy peanut butter cookies and top them with Hershey Kisses, so yummy! But her most loved recipe is her white Texas sheet cake recipe, and it’s so easy to make!
Love this white Texas almond sheetcake recipe! This is an easy to make almond cake with a light almond frosting, so yummy! Huge crowd pleaser dessert! Easy dessert idea, perfect for Sunday dinner!

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White Texas Sheet Cake Recipe: 

White Texas Sheet Cake

A delightful dessert: white Texas sheetcake! Made with almond flavoring, this is a warm, nutty dessert and will feed a crowd!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Author Aunt Mar June



  • 1 c butter
  • 1 c water
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c sugar
  • 2 c flour
  • 1/2 c sour cream
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp almond extract


  • 1/4 c milk
  • 2 T melted margarine
  • 4 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 c chopped nuts *optional


  • Melt butter and hot water.
  • Add eggs, sugar, sour cream, flours, baking soda, salt and flavoring.
  • Mix together well and pour into a 10" x 15" cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 for 20-22 minutes.
  • While cake is baking, mix topping.
  • Sprinkle with nuts.
A family favorite dessert: white Texas sheetcake! Love this easy to make sheetcake recipe, feed a huge crowd! Love this white almond cake recipe!
What we love about this recipe is the quantity that it provides! We are two of nine children and still get together every Sunday at our Mom and Dad’s home. We have 40 nieces and nephews and when it’s our rotation for dessert, we’re always on the hunk for bulk dessert recipes. This is the one!
Loving this easy to make white Texas sheetcake with vanilla frosting! The buttery cake mix with the almond frosting is a huge hit with the family! Such an easy dessert bar idea!
The almond frosting is so smooth and creamy, the perfect touch to the buttery cake.
This almond sheetcake, also known as white Texas sheetcake is so yummy! Such an easy vanilla cake recipe with a yummy almond frosting on top!
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Easy to make white Texas sheetcake dessert. Super fast cake recipe, so easy to make! Simple ingredients for a yummy white sheetcake dessert!
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Easy white Texas sheet cake recipe! Love this easy sheet cake dessert, so yummy! A family favorite dessert!

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  1. I think your ingredient amts may be wrong.. 1/2 cup of milk for the frosting was way too much!???? Also, sugar amount was not indicated. I used 2 cups.

  2. We would call this an Irish Catholic cake! Same reasons.. feeds a crowd. But in Colorado I call it a Colorado Sheet Cake! Anything that brings family together, right! laura

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