The no-fuss nature of the sheet cake makes it an ideal choice for potlucks, picnics and cookouts. Easy to prep, store, transport AND serve—these 10 cakes will see you through an entire season of buffet-style festivities.
Gooey Butter Cake
This classic cake starts with a boxed mix, but with the addition of a few simple ingredients, it bakes up into something special occasion-worthy.
Soaked Cannoli Poke Cake
The flavors of traditional cannoli meet the ultra moist “poke cake” method.
Cookies and Cream Gooey Cake
Chocolate cake with a cream cheese layer and plenty of cookie crumbles—a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Blackberry and Nectarine Upside-Down Sheet Cake
Two of summer’s favorite fruits make a knock-out duo in this upside-down sheet cake.
Lemon Sheet Cake
Tart lemon and fresh summer berries join forces for a sweet, refreshing finish to heavier barbecue fare.
Texas Sheet Cake
Traditional chocolate sheet cake, studded with chopped pecans for added texture and flavor.
Perhaps not what traditionally comes to mind in the “sheet cake” category, but you can make this rich, creamy cheesecake as thick or as thin as you like! It’s not too sweet, so it’s the perfect canvas for your favorite dessert toppings.
Dark Chocolate Cake
A light and airy gluten-free chocolate cake made with buckwheat and millet flours.
Coconut Sheet Cake
Coconut cake practically screams summer! This variation comes in sheet cake form, with a fluffy topping and plenty of flaked coconut.
Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake
Strawberry shortcake fit to feed the masses. Bake, frost top with strawberries, and you’re in business.