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Sheet Pan Chocolate Toffee Butter Cake with Fudge Frosting
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Sheet Pan Chocolate Toffee Butter Cake with Fudge Frosting

Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword butter cake, cake, chocolate-frosting-recipe, chocolate-toffee-cake, sheet-cake-recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Cooling time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Servings 24 pieces
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp pure almond extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 3.4 oz box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 ⅓ cup Bits-O-Brickle English Toffee Bits divided
  • Fudge Frosting:
  • ¾ cup salted butter
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp pure almond extract
  • 3 cups powered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F Butter and flour a standard 10" x 15" jelly roll pan or spray with baking spray. Set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, vanilla and almond extracts for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the eggs one at time beating well after each addition.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, pudding mix, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the dry ingredients and buttermilk alternately beginning and ending with flour. Repeat until all has been added. Stop and scrape the sides of the bowl periodically.
  • Use a large spatula to mix the chocolate chips and 1 cup toffee bits in by hand until evenly distributed in batter.
  • Spread into the prepared jelly roll pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes back clean.
  • Meanwhile,on the stovetop in a small heavy bottomed saucepan over medium heat melt together the butter, heavy cream and cocoa until smooth.
  • Remove from the heat and add the almond extract. Use a hand mixer to gradually beat in the powdered sugar.
  • Spread over the cooled cake then sprinkle with remaining toffee bits.
  • Store chilled bring to room temperature for serving.