Maple Nut Sheet Cake
My husband adores Maple Bars. When I made this sheet cake he absolutely loved it and suggested I make it again when we had friends over for game-day brunch!
Serves: 48 servings
Maple Nut Cake
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons maple extract
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 3-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Boil water and butter in a saucepan.
  3. Cream eggs, sugar, and sour cream in mixer or large mixing bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients. Begin alternating the butter/water mixture and dry mixture into the egg/sugar mixture. Add maple extract and mix well.
  5. Pour into a greased 15 x 10" pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 22 minutes or until cake tests done in the center.
  7. While cake is baking, start the icing.
  8. Boil butter and milk in a small saucepan. Remove from heat and add sugar and maple extract. Mix until smooth. Fold in walnuts.
  9. Pour over cake about 5 minutes after it comes out of the oven. Spread evenly.
  10. Enjoy warm or cold, cut to 48 bars and serve.
Recipe by Cheery Kitchen at