Game on! This is my go-to new treat to serve at large parties! Pure happiness in bite-sized form!

Picture this: a crowd-pleaser dessert that has all the rich, chocolatey goodness of a classic Texas Sheet Cake but in a fun, snackable size! That's right, we're talking about Texas Sheet Cake Bites, baked right in a mini muffin tin. If you're not familiar, the Texas Sheet Cake is a fudgy, pecan-topped chocolate cake that's a staple at potlucks and family gatherings in, you guessed it, Texas. But no worries, y'all don't need a cowboy hat to make these delightful treats. People love these bite-sized versions not only because they're scrumptiously convenient, but also because they're perfect for portion control (if you can stop at just one). They're great for any occasion, whether you're hosting a party, needing a sweet fix, or just looking for something to impress your friends at the office.
Texas Sheet Cake Bites pretty much steal the show all on their own, but for a true Texan experience, pair them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream on the side. If you're serving these at a brunch, a strong cup of coffee or a cold glass of milk will complement their rich chocolate flavor beautifully!
Texas Sheet Cake Bites
Servings: Makes about 24 bites
For the cake:
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
For the icing: