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Cream Cheese Sheet Cake Recipe

Cream Cheese Sheet Cake Recipe

This tender buttery sheet cake with its fudgy chocolate glaze is a real crowd-pleaser. It's always popular at potlucks and parties. It's not uncommon to see folks going back for second and even third slices.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:24-30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups cake flour
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Add flour until well blended.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 3. For frosting, in a small saucepan, combine sugar and milk; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover and cook for 3 minutes (do not stir). Stir in butter and chocolate chips until melted. Cool slightly. Stir frosting; spread over top of cake. Yield: 24-30 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 250 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.