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    Jun 30, 2019

    28 Sheet Cake Recipes You'll Want To Eat Right Out Of The Pan

    Just grab a fork and get to it.

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    1. A German Sweet Chocolate Sheet Cake you can share along with one of your favorite fun facts: this cake isn't named after the country, but after the person who developed the chocolate!

    And the creamy, sweet coconut–pecan frosting is much easier to spread on a sheet than a layer cake.

    Get the recipe at Chef In Training.

    2. A from-scratch Funfetti Sheet Cake to celebrate momentous occasions, or even just a random Tuesday. Sprinkles make everything better.

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    The butter meringue frosting isn't as sweet as some typical vanilla ones — just creamy and delicious.

    Get the recipe at Sugar and Charm.

    3. A Blueberry and Nectarine Upside Down Sheet Cake to take advantage of the best fruits of the season. see the pretty fruit on top you *have* to take this one out of the pan, but it's worth it.

    And on a classic yellow cake base, this bb is simply sweet. Make up some fresh whipped cream to serve along side, because why not?!

    Get the recipe at The Kitchn.

    4. A Chocolate Mousse Sheet Cake for a double whammy of desserts. And I'm sorry, but you're legally required to shave chocolate on top.

    Heavy whipping cream *and* mini marshmallows come together for this fluffier-than-fluffy mousse frosting.

    Get the recipe at I Heart Eating.

    5. A Red Velvet Sheet Cake paired with a perfectly tangy cream cheese frosting. You'll turn as bright as this cake when everyone compliments you on the excellence of your baking.

    The icing has buttermilk in it for extra zip, but you can swap for regular milk if you like it more on the classic side.

    Get the recipe at I Heart Eating.

    6. A Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Sheet Cake recipe I'm printing out and carrying with me at all times to prove once and for all that yes! Cake is a breakfast food.

    Just swirl the cinnamon-sugar mixture through the batter with a toothpick for a gorgeous (and more importantly, delicious) result.

    Get the recipe at Oh Sweet Basil.

    7. A Fresh Strawberry Sheet Cake with a sweet secret trick baked right in: strawberry puree in both the cake batter *and* the cream cheese–based frosting.

    Went a little overboard at the farmer's market berry stand? This is the perfect thing to make. The puree comes together perfectly in just a few quick pulses of a food processor, too!

    Get the recipe at Butternut Bakery Blog.

    8. A Peanut Butter Sheet Cake you'll never be mad at when it gets stuck to the roof of your mouth. Going at this with a spoon = even better than going at a PB jar with a spoon.

    The frosting calls for instant vanilla pudding mix for extra silkiness.

    Get the recipe at Spicy Southern Kitchen.

    9. A Matcha Fudge Sheet Cake for a stunning presentation to feed a crowd, without a whole lot of extra work. Just pipe the matcha buttercream on in little swirls — even if they get a little messy, it'll still look great!

    Do it for the 'Gram.

    Get the recipe at Hey Modest Marce.

    10. A Butterscotch Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream to satisfy every craving you've ever had. Keep a little pitcher of the salted caramel sauce for extra drizzles over every slice, no one's stopping you!

    The not-too-sweet Swiss meringue buttercream is the perfect base for the rich salted caramel sauce.

    Get the recipe at Bake From Scratch.

    11. A Yellow Sheet Cake with Fudge Frosting that'll have you calling up everyone you've ever met to see if they have a birthday coming up. *Anything* to have an excuse to make this classic cake .

    The trick to this super-moist yellow cake is the sour cream!

    Get the recipe at Sally's Baking Addiction.

    12. A Tres Leches Sheet Cake, because thanks to the namesake ~three milks~ this bb gets soaked with, it's basically FOOLPROOF. Overbaked? Still going to be incredibly moist.

    The key is to poke holes, then drizzle with the three-milk mixture (coconut, condensed, and evaporated). It'll all get soaked up for the moistest cake you've ever had.

    Get the recipe at The Food Charlatan.

    13. A Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Buttermilk Frosting you *don't* have to wait until fall to make. Even in a July heatwave, you'll hear the crunch of autumn leaves with every bite.

    Brb, I'm starting a petition to get pumpkin pie replaced with this cake as the traditional Thanksgiving dessert!

    Get the recipe at A Spicy Perspective.

    14. A Texas Turtle Sheet Cake that's just as over-the-top as you are — in the best way possible. Traditional Texas cake is great, but adding caramel and your favorite nuts? That's even better.

    The recipe mentions this cake is even *better* the next day, so you better save yourself an extra piece before your friends & family gobble it up.

    Get the recipe at I Am Baker.

    15. A Hummingbird Sheet Cake that'll make you go "hmmmmmmmm" in delight after every bite. You won't even know you're doing it; it'll just happen. That's how tasty this is.

    This isn't a regular cream cheese frosting either — it's CARAMEL CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!

    Get the recipe at The Kitchen Is My Playground.

    16. A Vegan Chocolate Sheet Cake with Espresso Frosting with what is honestly the best flavor combo in all of food-dom. Chocolate and coffee, I love you.

    No one will know it's vegan!

    Get the recipe at Crumbs and Caramel.

    17. A Guinness Chocolate Cake with Irish Whiskey Frosting, because if you haven't yet seen the magic that happens when Guinness brings out the depth of chocolate flavor in a cake yet, now is the time.

    You can adjust the amount of whiskey in the icing to change the consistency and strength of the flavor, too!

    Get the recipe at The Endless Meal.

    18. A Lemon Sheet Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting that'll make a bright addition to any picnic, cookout, or outdoor gathering you have in store this summer. Pucker up!

    Sorry, but move OVER lemon bars.

    Get the recipe at Back For Seconds.

    19. A Cookies & Cream Sheet Cake with cookie pieces in the cake *and* frosting, because why the HECK not?!

    And the mini Oreo on top of each slice? Perfection.

    Get the recipe at The First Year Blog.

    20. A Zucchini Sheet Cake for the most delightful way to eat your veggies yet. I'm definitely about to get my seven servings a day in.

    But seriously, if you've been hesitant to try zucchini bread or cake because you don't like it as a veg, you're missing out!!

    Get the recipe at Le Creme De La Crumb.

    21. A Butter Rum Sheet Cake that'll (lit'rally) ooze perfection, thanks to the namesake sauce drizzled on top in lieu of icing.

    The cake is rich, so it's sized down for a smaller sheet cake (in an 8x8 pan).

    Get the recipe at House of Yumm.

    22. Texas Marshmallow Sheet Cake with a chocolate-and-mini-marshmallow icing you just poooouuuuuur on top. In the words of Ina herself, "How easy is that?!"

    Better than a s'more?? It MIGHT BE!

    Get the recipe at Made Everyday.

    23. A Brown Sugar Peach Sheet Cake that starts with your favorite yellow cake box mix — and then takes it to a whole nother level with fresh peaches and a brown sugar caramel icing.

    The cake and frosting come together quickly, so you can get right to the party. But don't worry, the finished result will taste ANYTHING but lazy.

    Get the recipe at The View From Great Island.

    24. A Thin Mint Chocolate Poke Cake to bring back all the nostalgic feelings of your childhood. After poking holes in the cake, drizzle a chocolate pudding mix to saturate the cake, then top with a mint Cool Whip topping and crumbled Thin Mints.

    Bookmark this for the next time Girl Scout cookies are for sale!

    Get the recipe at Life in the Lofthouse.

    25. A White Chocolate and Raspberry Sheet Cake that looks incredibly gourmet, but is actually surprisingly simple to make

    The cake is made with crème fraîche for moistness and a tangy flavor, but you can swap for sour cream, too!

    Get the recipe at Hummingbird High.

    26. A Chocolate Banana Sheet Cake sure to remove "moist" from your "words I hate" list once and for all.

    Think banana split, but in cake form.

    Get the recipe at Oh Sweet Basil.

    27. A frosting-free Mixed Berry Sheet Cake for a fresh option for the Fourth of July...or any ole occasion.

    No artful flag layouts required!

    Get the recipe at Wife Mama Foodie.

    28. A Carrot Sheet Cake you can slather with that perfect-looking cream cheese frosting as thickly as you like. My vote? Thiiiiicccckkkkkk.

    If you're one of those people who likes nuts or raisins in your carrot cake, 1. you're wrong, and 2. you can totally add those in.

    Get the recipe at Delightful E Made.

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