The best (and easiest) Texas Sheet Cake is an amazing chocolate cake recipe made in a jelly roll pan and covered in warm chocolate frosting. It the easiest chocolate cake to make, and perfect for a party or potluck.
When I have a sweet tooth, but i’m want something that’s also quick and easy, there are a few recipes that always come to mind. Texas sheet cake is one of the dessert recipes that always comes to mind. My other go-to easy dessert recipes include Chocolate Brownies, Scotcheroos, and Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies.
The BEST Texas Sheet Cake
WHY IS IT CALLED TEXAS SHEET CAKE?
It’s not known why chocolate sheet cake is often referred to as “Texas sheet cake.” I like to think it’s because it’s a cake the size of Texas. ????
This chocolate cake recipe is made in a sheet cake pan, which is where it gets the name, “sheet cake.” A sheet cake is any cake that is made in a large rectangular pan known as a sheet pan or jelly roll pan.
1 cup butter
1 cup water
¼ cup cocoa
2 cups sugar