Almond Sheet Cake Recipe

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Crijn Berkvens Modified: March 23, 2022
Almond Sheet Cake Recipe

How To Make Almond Sheet Cake

If you’re looking to impress a crowd with a simple yet flavorful dessert, then whip up this almond sheet cake with a delicate vanilla frosting.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1cupwater
  • 1cupbutter,salted
  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • 2cupsgranulated sugar
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ½cupsour cream,or substitute plain Greek yogurt
  • 2large eggs
  • tspalmond extract

For Frosting:

  • 6tbspmilk
  • ½cupbutter,salted
  • cupspowdered sugar
  • 1tspalmond extract
  • berries,for topping, if desired


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a jelly roll pan (around 13×18-inch or 15×11-inch will work well).

  2. Mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. 

  3. In another small bowl mix together the sour cream, eggs and almond extract. 

  4. Add sour cream/egg mixture to the flour mixture and mix just until combined. 

  5. Add water and butter to a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring mixture to a boil. 

  6. Once the mixture is boiling, remove from heat and add to the batter, mixing to combine.

  7. Pour batter into prepared pan and smooth with a spatula into an even layer. 

  8. Bake in preheated oven for 17 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

  9. When the cake is about 5 minutes away from being done cooking, prepare the frosting.

  10. Add milk and butter to a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil.

  11. Once boiling, remove from heat and stir in powdered sugar and almond extract.

  12. Pour warm icing over warm cake. Use a spatula to gently spread it evenly over the cake. 

  13. Top with fresh berries, if desired. Allow cake to cool before serving. 


  • Calories: 443.75kcal
  • Fat: 19.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.08g
  • Trans Fat: 0.70g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.60g
  • Fiber: 0.42g
  • Sugar: 53.11g
  • Protein: 2.91g
  • Cholesterol: 73.30mg
  • Sodium: 133.79mg
  • Calcium: 26.28mg
  • Potassium: 50.05mg
  • Iron: 0.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 170.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.06mg
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