Chocolate Cherry Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

Chocolate Cherry Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Cherry Texas Sheet Cake

The rich homemade chocolate cake base for this Texas sheet cake recipe is dotted with cherry pie filling, for a sweet surprise in every bite.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Chocolate Cake Batter:

  • 2cupsflour
  • 2cupswhite sugar
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½cupsour cream
  • 2large eggs
  • 1cupunsalted butter
  • ¾cupwater
  • 5tbspunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 20ozcherry pie filling,(1 can)

For Chocolate Frosting:

  • 6tbspmilk
  • 5tbspunsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½cupunsalted butter
  • 4cupspowdered sugar
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 20maraschino cherries,for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10×15-inch sheet pan or jelly roll pan.

  2. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat in the sour cream and eggs. Set aside.

  3. Stir the cocoa mixture into the egg mixture, mixing until blended. Fold in the pie filling.

  4. Pour the batter into prepared pan.

  5. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the milk, cocoa and butter. Bring to a boil, then remove from heat.

  2. Stir in the confectioners sugar and vanilla, mixing until blended.

  3. Spread chocolate frosting over warm cake, and put cherries in a grid over the cake, 1 for each slice.

  4. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 406.93kcal
  • Fat: 16.09g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.56g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.23g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.74g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.53g
  • Fiber: 1.67g
  • Sugar: 45.90g
  • Protein: 2.97g
  • Cholesterol: 58.64mg
  • Sodium: 141.85mg
  • Calcium: 30.21mg
  • Potassium: 111.58mg
  • Iron: 0.74mg
  • Vitamin A: 139.58µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.07mg
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