Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

Dig into this easy-to-make chocolate sheet cake!

Need a fuss-free chocolate cake recipe? This sheet cake can be sliced and served directly from the pan. There is not fancy frosting method needed, too! Just spread cream cheese frosting generously over the top of the chocolate sheet cake. 

Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

Roselle Miranda
Dig into this easy-to-make chocolate sheet cake!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Others
Servings 24


Chocolate Sheet Cake Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Butter softened
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 Cup chocolate powder or Milo powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Cup fresh milk
  • Butter for greasing
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 1/2 Cup cream cheese
  • 1 Cup Powdered SUgar sifted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh milk
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate powder or Milo powder


  • Preaheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13x9-inch non-stick baking pan. Set aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until well incorporated.
  • Whisk together flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, Milo powder, and salt in a bowl. Add half the mixture to the egg mixture. Fold in with a spatula until mixed in. Pour in milk, and stir to mix. Dump remaining flour mixture into batter; mix until just combined.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the middle of the cake springs back when lightly pressed. Remove from oven, and let cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, make frosting: whisk butter and cream cheese until light. Whisk in half the powdered sugar. Stir in milk. Add remaining powdered sugar, and stir to mix.
  • Spoon over cooled sheet cake. Sprinkle with Milo powder. Slice and serve. Recipe orginally published in the January-Februrary 2016 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines.
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