Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake

This Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake is a delightful twist on the classic sheet cake. It’s moist, rich, and bursting with peanut butter flavor. The combination of the tender cake and the creamy peanut butter icing is simply irresistible.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This cake is perfect for any occasion, from potlucks to family gatherings. It’s easy to make, feeds a crowd, and is guaranteed to be a hit with peanut butter lovers. The cake itself is wonderfully moist, and the peanut butter icing adds a luscious, sweet finish.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Peanut Butter Icing:
    • 1/2 cup butter
    • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
    • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
    • 1 (16-oz.) pkg. powdered sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine butter, water, and peanut butter in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Add to flour mixture and mix well; set aside.
  3. Combine eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk; add to peanut butter mixture.
  4. Spread batter in a greased 15″x10″ jelly-roll pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 28 minutes or until cake springs back when gently touched.
  6. Spread Peanut Butter Icing over warm cake and garnish, if desired.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25-28 minutes
  • Total Time: 40-45 minutes
  • Kcal: 350 per serving
  • Servings: 12-15 servings


Store the cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. For longer storage, refrigerate for up to a week.

Recipe Tips:

  • For an extra peanut butter kick, sprinkle chopped peanuts on top of the icing before it sets.
  • Make sure to spread the icing over the cake while it’s still warm to allow it to melt and create a smooth, even layer.

Enjoy this Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake for any celebration or simply as a delightful treat for your family and friends!

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