Christmas Tree Sheet Cake


  • Cooking spray
  • 3 1/3 c. cake flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 Kosher salt
  • 1 3/4 c. milk
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c. (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 1/4 c. sugar
  • 6 large egg whites
  • 1 c. colored rainbow sprinkles
  • 1 recipe White Vanilla Frosting
  • 2 tbsp. sifted unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 40 drops green food coloring
  • Candy: Yellow sour candy balls and mini white, red, and yellow M&M’s; caramel popcorn; red gumdrops; red sour candy balls; regular white and red M&M’s; starlight mints; brown M&M’s; and Raisinettes


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9″-x-13″ baking pan and line with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Stir together milk, lemon juice, and vanilla in a separate bowl.
  3. Beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy, 1 to 2 minutes. Add egg whites, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in flour mixture and milk mixture alternately, starting and ending with flour mixture, just until incorporated. Stir in sprinkles. Transfer batter to prepared pan; smooth top.
  4. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack, 10 minutes, then invert onto rack to cool completely.
  5. Transfer 3/4 cup frosting to a bowl. Add cocoa powder and stir to combine. Dye remaining frosting with green food coloring.
  6. Place template on cake and cut pieces with a long serrated knife according to the template.
  7. Assemble tree pieces on a serving platter, attaching them with a little green frosting, and frost green. Assemble stump, attaching pieces with a little brown frosting, and frost brown.
  8. Create star with yellow sour candy balls and mini M&M’s, garland with caramel popcorn, and decorate tree with red gumdrops, red sour candy balls, mini white and red M&M’s, regular white and red M&M’s, and starlight mints. Decorate stump with brown M&M’s and Raisinettes.
It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookShare on Google+Pin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterShare on RedditShare on LinkedInDigg thisEmail this to someone
A Vegetarian Recipe – Peanut Butter Bars

This recipe is for a vegetation person who likes a nice dessert . Bring it to your next school event! Prep time: 30 minutes. Ingredients: ¼ c. margarine 1 10-oz. package marshmallows (gelatin-free) 6 c. puffed rice cereal ½ c. peanut butter chips ½ c. chocolate chips peanuts, chopped ½ …

Greatest Things About Being Vegetarian

People become vegetarians for many reasons, including health, religious convictions, concerns about animal welfare or the use of antibiotics and hormones in livestock, or a desire to eat in a way that avoids excessive use of environmental resources. Some people follow a largely vegetarian diet because they can’t afford to …

What Causes Pregnancy Glow & Is It Real?

You’re probably looking forward to the radiant, flawless glow that’s supposed to come with pregnancy. While it’s true that pregnancy hormones can change your skin, don’t expect a perfect complexion and nothing else. The skin on your breasts, belly, and other places will change, too. Do people tell you that …