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Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Calling all cake lovers! Cake is one of the most made desserts in the world. Perfect for any occasion or any celebration. How about we celebrate this Fall season with a wonderful Pumpkin Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake Recipe. Your family and friends may fall in love with this amazing dessert.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Cake
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate Texas sheet cake
Servings: 24
Author: Jill


  • 1 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 C cold water
  • ½ C cocoa powder
  • 2 C sugar
  • 2 C flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ C sour cream
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Pumpkin Frosting

  • ½ C unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ whole milk
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • C pumpkin puree
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • Ground cinnamon to sprinkle on top


  • Preheat oven and spray a 9x13 baking dish with pam baking spray
  • Using a large saucepan, combine the butter, water and cocoa powder over medium to high heat until the butter melts
  • Using a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, eggs, baking soda, pumpkin pie spice, sour cream and vanilla until combined
  • Gradually whisk in the wet ingredients until combined
  • Pour batter into the baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes


  • Using a standing mixer, beat together all frosting ingredients until combined and smooth
  • Evenly spread the frosting over the cake and sprinkle with cinnamon
  • Enjoy!