Strawberry Sheet Cake Recipe // Top 6 Variations

This is a strawberry sheet cake recipe. The cake is very light and moist, and the sugar cookie crust provides a nice, crunchy contrast to the soft inside.

It is much more tender than other chocolate sheet cakes, which makes it easier to cut into large slices without breaking them.

Strawberry Sheet Cake Recipe
Strawberry Sheet Cake Recipe

How To Prepare Strawberry Sheet Cake Recipe?

Ingredients For Strawberry Sheet Cake Recipe:

For the cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup strawberry puree (made from fresh strawberries)
  • Pink food coloring (optional)

For the frosting:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup strawberry puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tbsp milk (as needed)

Directions For Cooking:

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13 inch baking pan.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Step 3: In a separate large bowl, beat the butter until creamy using an electric mixer.

Step 4: Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Step 5: Add the sour cream and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.

Step 6: Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, mixing until just combined.

Step 7: Stir in the strawberry puree and a few drops of pink food coloring (if desired), until the batter is a light pink color.

Step 8: Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it out evenly.

Step 9: Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step : Let the cake cool completely before frosting.

Step 10: To make the frosting, beat the butter until creamy using an electric mixer.

Step 11: Gradually add the powdered sugar, strawberry puree, and vanilla extract, mixing until well combined.

Step 12: If the frosting is too thick, add 1-2 tablespoons of milk to thin it out.

Step 13: Spread the frosting over the cooled cake, and decorate with fresh strawberries if desired.

Step 14: Chill the cake in the fridge for at least 1 hour before serving.

Enjoy your delicious Strawberry Sheet Cake!

Strawberry Sheet Cake
Strawberry Sheet Cake

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 461
  • Total Fat: 18 g
  • Carbohydrates: 68 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 123 mg
  • Sodium: 137 mg
  • Potassium: 153 mg
  • Fibre: 1 g
  • Calcium: 9.7 mg
  • Iron: 1.

Top 6 Variations

1. Strawberry Sheet Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

Prepare the strawberry sheet cake recipe, but leave out the hot coffee. Slowly add 8 oz cream cheese to the batter, approximately 1/2 cup at a time, until it is all incorporated. Continue with the rest of the directions from above.

2. White Chocolate Icing

Prepare the strawberry sheet cake recipe. Add 1/4 cup white chocolate chips and frozen strawberries to the batter in Step 6 and continue with the rest of the above directions.

3. Brownie Frosting

Remove strawberry sheet cake from oven after 35 minutes and cool completely, then refrigerate overnight. After the cake has cooled, frost it with classic brownie frosting.

4. Chocolate Chip Frosting

Prepare the strawberry sheet cake recipe, but add 1/2 cup of white chocolate chips or chunks. Remove cakes from oven after 35 minutes and cool completely in refrigerator before serving (not thawing) with chocolate chip frosting.

5. With Chocolate Frosting

After the batter has cooled completely, prepare the strawberry sheet cake recipe and frost it with chocolate frosting.

6. Silky Chocolate Icing

Prepare the strawberry sheet cake recipe, but add 1/4 cup hot water to 1/2 cup cocoa powder before adding it to the batter in Step 4 and continue with the directions from above. Frost when cool.

How To Remove A Strawberry Sheet Cake From The Pan?

Here is a trick that I learned from my mom. First of all, you need some parchment paper. When the cake comes out of the oven, turn off the oven and leave the cake pan inside.

Put a clean, dry tea towel over the top of the cake and gently lift. The parchment paper should hold it beautifully.

How To Store Strawberry Sheet Cake Recipe?

Strawberry sheet cake keeps well, covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days. You can cut it into small pieces and freeze them. Thaw them and warm them in the oven before serving.


This is one of the recipes available online. Everyone will love it.

You can easily make it at home or try different variations like strawberry sheet cake recipe with brownie frosting, chocolate chip frosting, silky chocolate icing and so on.

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