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White Texas Sheet Cake

White Texas Sheet Cake is an exceptionally moist almond-flavored cake with a delicious almond-flavored icing. One of the great things about this sheet cake is it gets better with time, so it’s perfect to bake for a party or potluck when you don’t have the time to do it the day of.

White Texas Sheet Cake


If you love desserts with almond flavor, you have to try this White Texas Sheet Cake. Scroll down below the recipe box for more almond-flavored desserts.

This cake is really sweet and rich and perfect for sharing. Because you bake it in a 15×10-inch pan, it bakes up really thin which makes it easier to cut into appropriately sized portions.

White Texas Sheet Cake recipe

White Texas Sheet Cake is the vanilla/almond version of Texas Sheet Cake and it is a hit at potlucks. A few sliced almonds in the icing give it a little crunch. This is a cake you will want to make again and again!

White Texas Sheet Cake with almond flavoring

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White Texas Sheet Cake

White Texas Sheet Cake

White Texas Sheet Cake is an exceptionally moist almond-flavored cake with a delicious almond-flavored icing. 
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
TOTAL: 35 minutes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teasppon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  • 11 tablespoons butter, cut into cubes
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 5 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a 15x10x1-inch baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
  • In a small saucepan combine the 1 cup of butter (cubed) and water. Bring just to a simmer. Stir into flour mixture.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, sour cream, and almond extract. Stir into flour mixture until mixed well.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. As soon as the cake comes out of the oven, make icing.
  • Combine butter and milk in a large saucepan. Bring just to a boil and remove from heat. Whisk in confectioner's sugar 1 cup at a time. Stir in almond extract and almonds. Spread over cake.
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Southern

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adapted from Taste of Home

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  1. ellen reynolds

    This is quite honestly the best cake I’ve ever put in my mouth. Moist, full of almond flavor, sweet and delicious. My daughter and I can’t stop eating it. The process of putting it all together was tedious but totally worth it. Thanks for sharing.

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