Mocha Almond Sheet Cake
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
60 min



1 (15.25- to 16.50-ounce) package chocolate cake mix

1 1/4 cups cold strong brewed coffee

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

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 cold strong brewed coffee


Chocolate-covered almonds or espresso beans, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

    Combine cream cheese and 1/2 cup butter in large 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.

  5. STEP 5

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

Tip #1

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


13Fat (mg)
70Cholesterol (mg)
280Sodium (mg)
32Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)


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  June 07, 2012

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

— says Kimberly S.
  August 11, 2010

this cake is excellent for family reunions and church socials. Plus it's very good

— says Kim
  May 11, 2010

Make 2 they will go fast.

— says Barbara
  May 03, 2010

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.

— says NanCee
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