A jelly roll pan is the pan of choice for the Texas sheet cake recipe. Any baking pan with approximate dimensions of 16 x 11 x 1.5 works for this dessert, which is intended to be served in squares.
A Texas sheet cake is a rectangular cake designed to serve about 16 people. It consists of a moist chocolate cake topped with a chocolate fudge icing, typically topped with chopped pecans.
Different recipes exist for this cake. Some have eggs, while others do not. Many recipes call for Coca Cola instead of milk as the liquid in the batter. Regardless, the icing is often the most popular part of the cake.