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Almond Sheet Cake

This recipe makes a super moist, buttery, and flavorful almond sheet cake covered with creamy almond frosting. This white sheet cake recipe uses ingredients that everyone has on hand, so you can prepare it quickly whenever you want.

Almond Sheet Cake

I like sheet cake recipes because they’re perfect for feeding the crowd. You can slice it and serve it, or you can easily decorate it with chopped or sliced almonds, and it will look festive and mouth-watering.

Like me, if you love almonds and are looking for an almond cake recipe, this one’s for you. It has amazing almond, vanilla, and butter flavors and no one can resist it.

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Can You Freeze Almond Sheet Cake?

Yes, you can freeze almond sheet cake with or without frosting. Just be sure that the cake has cooled completely before freezing. Then, cover the almond sheet cake with plastic wrap or place the leftover pieces in a freezer-safe container.

Storing Leftovers

You can store almond sheet cake leftovers:

  1. at room temperature, covered, for 2-3 days;
  2. in the refrigerator, covered with plastic wrap or placed in an airtight container, for up to 7 days;
  3. in the freezer, covered with plastic wrap, or placed in a freezer-safe airtight container, for up to 2 months.
Almond Sheet Cake

Cooking tips:

  1. I recommend mixing dry and wet ingredients separately. This way, all ingredients will be perfectly mixed.
  2. This recipe is perfect for a 10×15-inch sheet cake pan, but if you use a smaller pan, please note that the baking time may increase. Check the readiness using a toothpick inserted in the center. If it comes out clean – the almond sheet cake is ready.
  3. The frosting hardens quickly, so if you want to spread it evenly, prepare it and cover the warm cake immediately.
Almond Sheet Cake
Almond Sheet Cake

Almond Sheet Cake

Yield: Servings: 30
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This white sheet cake recipe uses ingredients that everyone has on hand, so you can prepare it quickly whenever you want.


For the almond sheet cake:

  • - 2 cups all-purpose flour;
  • - 2 cups granulated sugar;
  • - 1 tsp baking powder;
  • - ½ tsp salt;
  • - ½ cup sour cream, at room temperature;
  • - 2 large eggs, at room temperature;
  • - 1 tsp almond extract;
  • - ½ tsp vanilla extract;
  • - 1 cup butter;
  • - 1 cup water.

For the frosting:

  • - ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter;
  • - ¼ cup milk;
  • - 3 cups powdered sugar;
  • - ½ tsp almond extract;
  • - ¼ tsp vanilla extract.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the dry ingredients: all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together sour cream, eggs, almond extract, and vanilla extract until combined. Set aside
  4. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and water. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and pour this hot mixture and the egg mixture over the dry ingredients. Stir using a rubber spatula until combined and no lumps remain.
  5. Grease a sheet cake pan with non-stick cooking spray and pour in the batter. Spread evenly. Bake for 20 mins.
  6. While the almond sheet cake is baking, prepare the frosting. In the same saucepan, add the butter and milk. When the butter is melted, stir together and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and transfer to a mixing bowl, add the powdered sugar, almond extract, and vanilla extract. Beat using an electric mixer until completely combined.
  7. When the cake is ready, remove it from the oven and pour the hot frosting over the warm cake. Spread evenly.
  8. Let the almond sheet cake cool completely. Then, slice and serve. I like to sprinkle some chopped or sliced almonds over the piece of cake. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 224Total Fat: 10gCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 1.5g

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Sunday 23rd of July 2023

Absolutely delicious, made this for a neighborhood BBQ and I received raves from all. This is a keeper for sure. Followed the recipe verbatim. 😋 My only complaint is with the format, it is posted so that a pop up keeps asking me to pin. It is pinned and saved. Not sure if that’s something you can fix.


Sunday 7th of May 2023

Made this and it did not rise at all. All other Almond Sheet cakes call for baking soda not baking powder. I think that is the issue. Having to dump it out, go to the store, rebuy everything and start over. Very disappointing.

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