Texas Sheet Cake or 30 Minute Cake

This Texas Sheet Cake or 30 Minute Cake is delicious. Don’t expect to have any leftovers because you will love this cake! Everyone will. Infact if you’re expecting company I’d suggest you make it last minute so you don’t have time to eat it all before they actually come.
Might I suggest you check out my Vanilla Texas Sheetcake Recipeย as well? It is so popular and has pretty much gone viral on Pinterest. You cannot go wrong with either recipe. Let me know how you like them.
Texas Sheet Cake or 30-Minute Cake, whichever you like to call it, it's the Best Chocolate Cake ever!

I think this fall I’m going to spend more time cooking and baking than I did during the summer, and I look forward to it. You should too! Let’s start that little tradition off with this amazing recipe!

Texas Sheet Cake or 30-Minute Cake, whichever you like to call it, it's the Best Chocolate Cake ever!
Texas Sheet Cake orย 30-Minute Cake
Which is it?
Texas Sheet Cake or 30-Minute Cake, whichever you like to call it, it's the Best Chocolate Cake ever!

Whatever you want to call it, I’m going with the best cake ever! It’s a good thing I gave half of it away because my husband can pound this cake like nobody’s business.

Let’s be honest, so can I.

Texas Sheet Cake

2 sticks butter
1 cup water
5 Tbsp cocoa
2 c flour
2 c sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla


  • Bring to boil: butter, water and cocoa
  • Pour over flour and sugar in a mixing bowl, mix well
  • Combine: buttermilk, eggs, baking soda, and vanilla
  • Combine buttermilk mixture with chocolate mixture
  • Pour into greased cookie sheet pan at 400 degrees for 20 minutes

1 stick butter
4 Tbsp coca
6 Tbsp milk
4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla


  1. Bring to boil: butter, cocoa and milk
  2. Add powdered sugar and vanilla
  3. Spread while cake is hot!
Now I’m going to go eat another piece!


  1. September 4, 2017 / 7:59 pm

    My older sister gave me this recipe years ago…was my boys all time favorite. They called it something else though ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. March 24, 2017 / 2:08 pm

    Looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing it over at Food Friday. Excited to see what you’ll be sharing next! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. March 21, 2017 / 7:44 pm

    My bestie makes me Texas sheet cake for my birthday, I love it! Thanks for sharing this at #HomeMattersParty

  4. March 21, 2017 / 1:36 pm

    I am with you, Texas Sheet Cake is the best cake ever!! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  5. Sara
    March 17, 2017 / 6:50 pm

    I love Texas sheet cake. This recipe looks amazing! Thanks for linking up at the Home Matters Link Party! We hope to see you again next week:) #HomeMattersParty

  6. March 17, 2017 / 4:23 pm

    This looks yummy and since I’m a Texas girl, we’ll happily claim it! Thanks for sharing at Over the Moon.

  7. March 16, 2017 / 11:05 am

    My mom used to make this for us all of the time, it was her favorite. She hasn’t made it in years. I think I’ll have to make it and surprise her. Thanks for sharing at the Creative Muster. PINNED
    Robin | Fluster Buster

  8. July 23, 2016 / 6:08 pm

    Looks moist and delicious! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner link up!

  9. July 20, 2016 / 12:13 am

    I love Texas Sheet Cake and this is one of the best recipes I have ever seen! Thanks for sharing! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. July 18, 2016 / 5:59 am

    People liked your vanilla sheet cake recipe I shared on my facebook page last week. Thanks for sharing a chocolate one now with us on Family Joy blog link-up.

  11. February 19, 2016 / 12:02 am

    Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight party. Pinned & shared. Hope to see you again soon..

  12. February 16, 2016 / 8:00 pm

    I apologize for mixing up my comment! lol! Happy TBT


  13. February 16, 2016 / 3:30 pm

    I love Texas Sheet cake and this sounds delish! I never really thought about it before but it is fast, isn’t it! This is one of the most seriously darling crafts I’ve seen in a long time! Thanks for bringing this by Throwback Thursday!


  14. February 15, 2016 / 1:48 pm

    Delicious! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

  15. September 7, 2013 / 9:17 pm

    Thanks for submitting your Texas Sheet Cake on the OBC Friday night Pin Party. Wonderful recipe. Deb@ Kneaded Creations

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