Elvis Presley Sheet Cake Recipe

This Elvis Presley Sheet Cake is a delicious and nostalgic dessert inspired by the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself. It’s a moist and flavorful cake, perfect for any Elvis fan or for any special occasion.


For the Cake:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×13 inch baking pan.
  1. Prepare the Cake Batter:
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine the butter and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then remove from heat.
  • Pour the hot butter mixture into the flour mixture and stir until well combined.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla extract. Add this to the batter and mix until smooth.
  1. Bake the Cake:
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool in the pan on a wire rack.
  1. Prepare the Frosting:
  • In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the buttermilk and cocoa powder. Bring the mixture to a boil, then remove from heat.
  • Gradually stir in the powdered sugar and vanilla extract until the frosting is smooth and creamy.
  1. Frost the Cake:
  • Pour the warm frosting over the cooled cake, spreading it evenly with a spatula.
  • Allow the frosting to set before slicing and serving.

Enjoy this rich and moist Elvis Presley Sheet Cake with family and friends!

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