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Soft, tender and moist Pumpkin Texas Sheet Cake is the perfect cake for feeding a crowd. #pumpkin #cake #sheetcake #fallcakes #recipes #brownbutter #pumpkinspice

Pumpkin Texas Sheet Cake

Soft, tender and moist Pumpkin Texas Sheet Cake is topped with a decadent Browned Butter Frosting. This from-scratch cake takes just minutes to stir together and is the perfect cake for feeding a crowd.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword cake, frosting, pumpkin, sheet cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 237kcal
Author Paula


For the cake

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup oil vegetable, canola, or coconut
  • 4 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 15 ounce pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

For the frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter real butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract


For the cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 15X10X1 baking pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil then spray with non-stick baking spray.
  • Cream oil and sugar until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until light and fluffy. Mix in pumpkin.
  • Stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and ginger. Add to pumpkin mixture and mix until well blended.
  • Spread the batter in prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 23 to 26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean or with dry crumbs.

For the frosting

  • Melt butter in a saucepan on medium to low heat Whisk constantly. When it turns light brown remove the pan from the heat.
  • Add milk, vanilla, and browned butter to the powdered sugar.
  • Whisk until smooth. Immediately pour and spread evenly over cake


Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 2931IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg