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White Sheet Cake Recipe

This white sheet cake is moist, and is topped with an amazing frosting with hints of almond throughout. It also feeds a ton, making it great for parties and get together.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 323 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

Cake

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

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Bring 1 cup butter and 1 cup water to a boil in a saucepan.

  2. Remove from heat and whisk in flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, eggs, sour cream and almond extract until smooth.
  3. Pour into a greased 15×10 baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes.
  4. While cake is cooling, make frosting.

  5. Combine butter and milk in a saucepan; cook over low heat until butter melts. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  6. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar and almond extract; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until spreading consistency. Stir in walnuts (optional).
  7. Spread frosting on top of cake.

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Nutrition Facts
White Sheet Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Sodium 262mg11%
Potassium 39mg1%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Sugar 39g43%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 410IU8%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.