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5 from 7 votes

White Texas Sheet Cake

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 24
Calories: 294kcal


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Spray a jelly roll pan (15x10inches) with nonstick spray.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Whisk together.
  • Add your butter and water to a sauce pan and bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  • Remove from heat and pour into the flour mixture. Stir until combined.
  • Add in the eggs, sour cream, and vanilla extract and stir it all together.
  • Pour cake batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake the cake for 18-23 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (a few crumbs are okay).
  • Cool the pan for 20 minutes.

For the Frosting:

  • Add your butter and milk to a medium sauce pan and cook over low heat until the butter melts.
  • Raise temperature to a medium heat and bring to a boil.
  • Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract to a bowl.
  • Pour the melted butter mixture over the powdered sugar, and whisk together till nice and smooth.
  • Pour frosting over the warm cake.
  • Allow to cool completely before slicing and serving.


Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg