Maple Nut Sheet Cake

Maple Nut Sheet Cake
If you are a fan of Maple Bars and like a lot of ’em, you will be smitten with Maple Nut Sheet Cake.
 
Maple Nut Sheet Cake
 
It’s a Fall favorite around our place and is easy to take to parties and for tailgating too.

Maple Nut Sheet Cake

 
Maple Nut Sheet Cake
 
My sister reports that she ate carefully over Thanksgiving, except for this yummy cake she just couldn’t leave alone.  She said, “It was crazy good!”
 
Maple Nut Sheet Cake
 
Ya know how they say everything’s,”Big as all hell and half of Texas,” well this cake is!  After a small nibble it is going to be shared by four new families that have recently moved into our neighborhood, thank goodness!
 
5 from 1 reviews
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
Ingredients
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
Icing
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 3-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
Instructions
  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.
Maple Nut Sheet Cake

Ohhhh, this cake is so moist and delicious, perfect for a party or open house.  It’s definitely time to wrap ’em up and get them out the door.

Show some love to your neighbors and have a happy weekend all!

About The Author

Renée

Renée is passionate about making and sharing ALL things delicious! Her happy place really is her kitchen where she loves whipping up memories with her family and friends. Raised in sunny Southern California she's spent her adulthood in Idaho, both sides of her great state. She's married to an amazing man, and together they have 5 children, who gave them five more, and now they have 28 grandchildren. So there’s always a reason to cook and celebrate around their place!

18 Comments

  1. Julie Harward

    I LOVE these and I can eat a batch too! ;D

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  2. LDH

    Crazy Good… with a recommendation like that I just have to try these 🙂

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  3. Jacqueline

    I can go past most donuts in the store, but the maple frosted ones just call out my name. This looks like a whole sheetcake of maple naughtiness. We will have to try this! Yum.

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  4. Julie

    One of the girls I work with makes a Texas Sheet Cake. I love this variation! Hope you’re enjoying the season! Hugs from Nebraska.

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  5. bj

    OMYLORDY….this is just about my favorite thing in the whole wide entire world…maple ANYthing is sooo good. I have a cousin that loves it too and I am gonna make this and somehow mail it to him…wonder how I can do that???

    Reply
  6. Garden of Egan

    That recipe looks about the best ever!
    I do love maple bars.
    I’ll be fixing this one!!

    Reply
  7. Pondside

    This looks sooooo good! I have to bring a lot of bars to a get together next week – this could do the trick in one go!

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  8. Debbie

    A maple sheet cake? Big as Texas? I can’t wait for my mom to see this. She loves maple so I hope she gets all inspired to make it.

    Yeah, I know I could make it myself, but hers would be better. I jusssst know it.

    Reply
  9. The Café Sucré Farine

    yum, I’ve made a white texas sheet cake but never one with maple – the white is great but this sounds over the top delicious!

    Reply
  10. Gail @ Faithfulness Farm

    Oh, my sweet momma would LOVE this — maple is her flavor of choice 🙂

    Thanks for sharing — I’m PINNING it!

    CHRISTmas Blessings!
    Gail

    Reply
  11. Kristeen

    yummy — gotta bake this one up..Thanks
    Hugs

    Reply
  12. Sara

    I’ve been in TX for 7 years now and hadn’t heard of this. Maybe I need to educate my neighbors! Looks easy enough for even me!

    I’m visiting from the Tip Me Tuesday hop.

    Sara
    http://www.TheOtherEndOfTheCandle.com

    Reply
  13. Rosemary@villabarnes

    OMG, they look sooooo delish. I’m sure I could eat a ton. Thanks for the recipe.

    Reply
  14. Mickey

    I’ve made chocolate sheet cake, white sheet cake and PB sheet cake so I think there’s a good chance I will be making a maple sheet cake soon. Love anything maple, this looks great.
    mickey

    Reply
  15. Jenn

    Oh my goodness. Both this cake and your banana sheet cake sound amazing. I am saving both to give a try!

    Reply

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