Best-Ever Texas Sheet Cake

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20 servings

Sheet cakes are considered Texan when they are baked, frosted and served from a jellyroll pan. So what makes this one the best ever? Deep chocolate flavor and toasted pecans.

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  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Melt 2 oz. chocolate as directed on package. Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix and next 4 ingredients with mixer until blended. Add melted chocolate; mix well. Pour into 15x10x1-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 20 to 22 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 min.
  • Meanwhile, microwave remaining chocolate and COOL WHIP in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 1 min. Cool 15 min.
  • Spread COOL WHIP mixture onto cake; sprinkle with nuts.

Size Wise

A serving of this sweet treat goes a long way on chocolate flavor.

How to Store

Keep refrigerated.


  • 20 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 20 servings
Calories 330
% Daily Value
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 23g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • JSP98 | Sun, Aug 25 2013 9:50 PM

    This was wonderful, everyone loved it

  • Bernadettecc | Thu, Dec 6 2012 11:42 AM

    Where's the cinnamon. I am a Texas who has made this recipe for years. Without the cinnamon, it'd just be another chocolate cake.

  • jamielynngurley | Fri, Sep 2 2011 11:28 AM