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Yellow Sheet Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Yellow sheet cakes are among the most versatile cakes out there - you can decorate them for any occasion or simply ice them for a simply because dessert.  This recipe for yellow sheet cake is waiting for your special touch.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, cake
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 398kcal
Author: Jane Smith


  • 1 ½ cups unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 teaspoon real vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • Chocolate Buttercream


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease or spray a 9” x 13” pan with bakers cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Cream the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl until well blended.
  • Add in the eggs and vanilla and mix to combine.
  • Slowly mix in the dry ingredients and mix on low speed until just blended.
  • Slowly mix in milk.
  • Pour the cake batter into the prepared pan and spread it out evenly with a spatula. Place in the pre-heated oven and bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely before topping with chocolate buttercream frosting. Slice and serve immediately, if desired. Enjoy!



Serving: 1 | Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 204mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g