sheet cake

noun

plural sheet cakes
: a large, one-layer, usually frosted cake
had cookies and chocolate sheet cake at the office party
Warmed by all the island hospitality, I baked a sheet cake for yet another feast …Sally Whitbeck

Examples of sheet cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cover a sheet cake with green frosting, fill a tray with green grapes, add a dish with guacamole, or spread out green jello shots. Christianna Silva, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Feb. 2024 This sheet cake version cuts down lots of prep time, by simplifying the assembly. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, 5 Feb. 2024 The logo was digitally rendered on T-shirts, sheet cakes, coins and baseball caps before its final version was presented to the commission in July. Callie Holtermann, New York Times, 4 Dec. 2023 Denise adds that Nick’s wife Priyanka Chopra really loves her Texas sheet cake. Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 8 Dec. 2023 Get The Recipe 44 of 50 Coconut-Carrot Cake with Coconut Buttercream Feed a crowd with a sheet cake that’s perfect to bring to the party and pretty enough for a fancy feast at home. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 27 Oct. 2023 Poke cakes are a fun and playful way to upgrade a basic sheet cake. Laura Kanya, Southern Living, 10 Sep. 2023 Southerners love to serve sheet cakes to a crowd, and birthday parties are no exception. Mary Shannon Wells, Southern Living, 7 Sep. 2023 Francis’s granddaughter, Ethel Harrison, 68, threw her a party, which included a vanilla and chocolate sheet cake, dozens of her grandmother’s favorite flowers and a plaque confirming her as the oldest Texan. Cathy Free, Washington Post, 18 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sheet cake was in 1862

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“Sheet cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheet%20cake. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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