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Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake

There is nothing better than this Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake Recipe! The half sheet pan version feeds a crowd and is great for potlucks. A large thin cake, slightly chewy and dense, topped with a warm chocolate frosting dripping from the sides!

The information I have provided in addition to the main Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake Recipe should assist you in making the best result possible.

What Is A Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake?

This Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake is chocolatey, without being overpowering, allowing the buttermilk to shine. It is dense, rich, and slightly chewy at the same time, It is decorated with a simple chocolate frosting that pours on while still warm and sets with a crackling crust.

Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake
Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake

Why Is It Called Texas Sheet Cake?

According to some sources, it’s been called a “Texas” sheet cake because it was first published in a Texas paper, but others assert the name comes from the fact that it’s as large as Texas. Although this cake’s origins may be unclear, it is a true crowd-pleaser.

What Pan Do You Use For Pioneer Woman Texas A Sheet Cake?

In order to make the pioneer woman texas sheet cake recipe, you need a half-sheet pan that measures 18×13 inches. This type of pan makes a thinner cake with a thin layer of chocolate frosting, and it’s perfect for feeding a crowd.

What To Add To Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake?

Buttercream is a classic filling choice, but you might also consider trying one of our other favorites to add extra flavor to your Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake:

  • Strawberry Cream Filling
  • Raspberry Filling
  • Apricot Filling
  • Cream Cheese Filling

How To Make Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake?

For the cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  3. Mix the buttermilk, baking soda, vanilla, and eggs in another bowl. Stir with a fork and set aside.
  4. Melt the butter and add the cocoa to a medium saucepan. Stir together to combine. Bring 1 cup of water to a boil.
  5. Once the butter is melted, pour the boiling water into the pan. Let it bubble for a moment, then turn off the heat. Stir the chocolate mixture into the flour mixture.
  6. Stir the chocolate and egg mixture together for a moment, then pour in the chocolate.
  7. Pour into an ungreased jelly roll pan (or rimmed baking sheet) and bake for 20 minutes.

For The Icing:

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat while the cake is baking. Combine the cocoa powder with the butter and stir well.
  2. Stir in the milk, vanilla, and powdered sugar. Mix well. Add the pecans and stir until combined well.
  3. Place the warm icing on top of the cake as soon as you remove it from the oven. Try to distribute it evenly as you pour to avoid spreading.

Cook’s Note:

  • For a child’s birthday, omit pecans from the icing. You can serve the cake with a bowl of M&Ms and allow the kids to decorate it themselves.
  • Cake batter can also be made into cupcakes: Just fill muffin tins a little less full than usual so the baked cupcakes remain below the upper rim. In this way, the thin icing can be poured into each tin.
Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake
Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake

How Long Does Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake Last?

Typically, a Pioneer woman texas sheet cake can last up to four days without going bad or stale at room temperature for a whole night.

  • In The Fridge: Keep your pioneer woman texas sheet cake in the fridge, cake with buttercream or ganache topping will last for 3-4 days. If the cake has custard, cream, cream cheese, or fresh fruit it will last 1-2 days at most.
  • In The Freezer: You can freeze your pioneer woman texas sheet cake for up to 3 months. To defrost, remove layers of aluminum foil and plastic wrap, and stand at room temperature for 2-3 hours.· It is possible to freeze the pioneer woman texas sheet cake whole, but this method takes a long time to thaw. Depending on the size of the serving you want, separate your cake into portions and freeze them individually. In this way, the defrosting time will be shortened, and reheating will be easier. Don’t forget to record the freezing date when you defrost.

How To Reheat Leftover of Pioneer woman Texas sheet cake?

  • In The Oven: For oven preheating, place the leftover of your Pioneer woman Texas sheet cake takeover of your on a foil-lined baking sheet. Place in a cold oven and turn the oven to 250 degrees. Bake just until the texas sheet cake is moist and warm-not hot-8 to 15 minutes.
  • In The Microwave: For the smaller Pioneer woman Texas sheet cake start with medium heat in bursts of 20 – 30 seconds. Start with 30 – 45 seconds if you have a large Pioneer woman Texas sheet cake. As microwaves heat unevenly, before you leave your cake in too long and burn it, let it sit for a minute to allow the heat to distribute evenly.
  • In The Air Fryer: Air fryers are great at keeping cakes. Turn your air fryer to 350-400 degrees F for just 3-4 minutes and your reheated leftovers of your Pioneer woman, Texas sheet cake I will be warm then enjoy it!
Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake
Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake

What To Serve With The Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake?

  • Fresh strawberries + whipped cream + torn mint leaves.
  • Lemon curd + chopped toasted pistachios.
  • Chopped peaches + whipped cream + Demerara sugar.
  • Fresh blueberries + simple syrup.
  • A scoop of vanilla ice cream + chocolate sauce.
  • Sliced bananas + toasted coconut + honey.

Recipe Tips

  • The best way to keep your pioneer woman texas sheet cake moist overnight. Wrap the hot cake in a layer of plastic wrap, then a layer of aluminum foil, and place it in the freezer. The water created by the cake’s residual heat will keep it moist (but not too moist) in the freezer.
  • Make your cake as usual, but pour a thin layer over a cookie sheet with 1/4 inch turned-up edges. Then you bake your pioneer woman texas sheet cake, usually for about 15 minutes until it’s done. The cake is then rolled upon itself with some sort of filling inside, such as frosting, jam, whipped cream.
  • As specified, make sure your ingredients are at room temperature to ensure your cheesecake mixture blends easily and is not lumpy.
Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake
Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake

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Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories 314
  • Total Fat 15.7g
  • Saturated Fat 10.2g
  • Cholesterol 46.1mg
  • Sodium 138.3mg
  • Potassium 49.1mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 42.6g
  • Dietary Fiber 0.7g
  • Sugars 32.3g
  • Protein 2.5g
  • Vitamin A 6.4%
  • Vitamin C 0.1%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4.5%

Nutrition Facts Source: Source

Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 20 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time: 35 minutesServings:4-6 servingsCalories:314 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

There is nothing better than this recipe for Texas Sheet Cake by the pioneer woman! The half sheet pan version feeds a crowd and is great for potlucks. A large thin cake, slightly chewy and dense, topped with a warm chocolate frosting dripping from the sides!

Ingredients

    Cake:

  • Icing:

Instructions

    For the cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  3. Mix the buttermilk, baking soda, vanilla, and eggs in another bowl. Stir with a fork and set aside.
  4. Melt the butter and add the cocoa to a medium saucepan. Stir together to combine. Bring 1 cup of water to a boil.
  5. Once the butter is melted, pour the boiling water into the pan. Let it bubble for a moment, then turn off the heat.
  6. Stir the chocolate mixture into the flour mixture. Stir the chocolate and egg mixture together for a moment, then pour in the chocolate.
  7. Pour into an ungreased jelly roll pan (or rimmed baking sheet) and bake for 20 minutes.

Notes

  • The best way to keep your pioneer woman texas sheet cake moist overnight. Wrap the hot cake in a layer of plastic wrap, then a layer of aluminum foil, and place it in the freezer. The water created by the cake’s residual heat will keep it moist (but not too moist) in the freezer.
  • Make your cake as usual, but pour a thin layer over a cookie sheet with 1/4 inch turned-up edges. Then you bake your pioneer woman texas sheet cake, usually for about 15 minutes until it’s done. The cake is then rolled upon itself with some sort of filling inside, such as frosting, jam, whipped cream.
  • As specified, make sure your ingredients are at room temperature to ensure your cheesecake mixture blends easily and is not lumpy.
Keywords:Pioneer Woman Texas Sheet Cake, Pioneer Woman chocolate Texas Sheet Cake, Texas Sheet Cake
Nutrition Facts

Servings 4-6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 314
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.7g25%
Saturated Fat 10.2g51%
Cholesterol 46.1mg16%
Sodium 138.3mg6%
Potassium 49.1mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 42.6g15%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g3%
Sugars 32.3g
Protein 2.5g5%

Vitamin A 6.4%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4.5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Claudia Postlewait

Monday 31st of October 2022

Texas sheet cake is on of my favorite Cakes. So easy to make and store.