Mocha Almond Sheet Cake Recipe

Mocha Almond Sheet Cake

Mocha almond cake that is perfectly delicious and easy to do when you need dessert for a large group.

15 min. prep time
15 servings
454 Ratings



1 (15.25- to 16.5-ounce) package chocolate cake mix
1 1/4 cups cold strong brewed coffee
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 teaspoon almond extract


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
4 cups powdered sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons strong brewed coffee, cold


Chocolate-covered almonds or espresso beans, if desired


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 15x10x1-inch  baking pan; set aside.

Combine all cake ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Combine cream cheese and 1/2 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add powdered sugar gradually, beating at low speed and scraping bowl often, until creamy. Beat at medium speed, adding enough coffee for desired frosting consistency.

Frost cooled cake. Garnish with chocolate-covered almonds, if desired.


Recipe Tip

For regular chocolate cake use water or milk in place of coffee.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 260

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 70mg

Sodium: 280mg

Carbohydrates: 32g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #12861©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This cake takes the cake. It is so simple to make and is excellent for a family reunion or a large gathering. Plus it tastes excellent
this cake is excellent for family reunions and church socials. Plus it's very good
Make 2 they will go fast.
I have been searching recipes for a large sheet cake using a
cake mix and here is it. Thank You
I substituted Chai Tea for the coffee and very good.

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