Planning dessert for a big party and figuring out how much to serve a crowd can be a huge task. Everyone loves chocolate cake. This recipe will make it easy for you.

This is a quick and easy recipe for a fudgy and moist chocolate sheet cake to serve at your next celebration, a reunion, wedding, a special birthday party, your next church supper, any party or event that you need to serve 100 people. Quick Chocolate Sheet Cake for a Party of 100.

Things You'll Need

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grease the 18 X 26 sheet pan. Restaurant or bakery size sheet pan.
In a large bowl combine the water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla. Mix well.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, sugar, soda, baking powder and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until smooth. Pour into the prepared pan.

Bake for approximately 45 minutes or until a tester inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan. Serve with frosting, whipped cream, or ice cream for 100. If you are serving with ice cream, you’ll need 16-20 quarts to serve for a party of 100.
Great special event or birthday party cake!


  • After it cools, slice into squares and let everyone serve themselves, or serve on paper plates or napkins.