Rich, fudgy and dense…this Chocolate Pudding Cake is a huge hit at family parties!
I am in such a food coma right now. I ate so much last week while visiting my parents, I don’t really need to eat at all for a few more days, at least.
Yesterday I shared my Dad’s bread pudding that we ate, and today I’m sharing another recipe from last week.
I knew my dad had requested that I make carrot cake, but I was going through a baking withdrawal.
I am used to cooking something up nearly every day of the week. As much as I tried to relax and enjoy the time off, my taste buds were begging for some chocolate.
Chocolate Cake to be exact.
So, after searching my parents cupboards one afternoon, I realized they had all the ingredients to make a moist chocolate pudding cake.
SO SO SO easy, and only a few ingredients. There are so many varieties you can make as well.
This is a very dense cake because of the pudding, but quite a lovely treat!
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How to make Chocolate Pudding Cake
First, in a large mixing bowl, combine chocolate pudding mix with milk. Whisk until smooth.
Add in chocolate cake mix and beat until well blended. Fold in chocolate chips.
Pour cake batter into a greased 13×9 baking dish, and bake according to cake mix package directions.
Remove from oven and cool completely.
Top with Cool Whip (or homemade whipped cream) and sprinkles, refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Cake will be moist and dense…perfect!!
More Pudding Recipes
If you love today’s chocolate version, then you’ve got to try this Lemon Pudding Cake recipe. Virtually the same, with a few swaps in ingredients!
One of the easiest cakes to make! The pudding added to the top of the warm cake makes this so moist and delicious. Add some Cool Whip and toasted coconut and this Coconut Pudding Cake will be gone in no time!
Chewy, moist, and packed with flavor. Thanks to the secret ingredient, these Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies are always a hit!
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MORE CAKE RECIPES:
- Eclair Cake
- Banana Cake Recipe
- Cream Puff Cake
- Zucchini Bundt Cake
- White Cake with Cranberry Filling
- Coconut Cake
- Yellow Cake
- Ice Cream Cake
- More Easy Dessert Recipes
Recipe originally published April 26, 2011. Photos updated April 2015.