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Ridiculous Chocolate Cake

Laurie Gonzalez: "Good easy cake to make but I think I’d leave out…" Read More
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  • 15.25 oz. chocolate cake mix
  • 3.9 oz. instant chocolate pudding
  • 16 oz. sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
  • 1/4 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
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    Calories610Calories from Fat320
    Total Fat36g55%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat320
    Total Carbohydrate75g25%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Laurie Gonzalez a month ago
    Good easy cake to make but I think I’d leave out the chocolate chips or exchange them for Milk Chocolate ones
    Barb 3 months ago
    This was rich and extremely moist, exactly as pictured. I had a little trouble getting it out of the Bundt pan, maybe I should have loosed the edges, or just waited longer before trying to shake it out. I do plan to make this again.
    John Springrose 3 months ago
    Rich and delicious. Really enjoyed this cake
    Hi John 5 months ago
    It turned out great used pecans on the icing I believe it tastes better cold will definitely make this cake again. Thanks for this great recipe!
    Cull a year ago
    fantastic! Easy to made and a bit hit.
    Canadian Girl a year ago
    At first my family wasn’t sure how they felt about the chocolate chips incorporated into the cake, until I served it warm with ice cream. It is now a family favourite, very moist, easy to make and over the top chocolatey. It freezes great too!
    Tiago L. a year ago
    turned out great. The best sweet cooking I ever accomplished. Unfortunately the chocolate chips that were incorporated in the dough got deposited in the boutom of the pan, but other than that it tirned out great. When servwd chilled it's quite delicious. Thank you for the clarification instructions!
    Bailey 2 years ago
    Fantastic! Made for my daughter’s birthday. Very easy and everyone enjoyed it.
    Julie Yarbor 2 years ago
    delicious, moist, easy to make and easy to overeat. it was a hit with my friends, easy to share too! i made it without a mixer and it wasn't bad combining ingredients. just patience when mixing the icing if you want it smooth
    Renee Larsen 2 years ago
    If your in the mood for chocolate, this will definitely hit the spot, easy to make, very moist and rich chocolate taste
    Jared Pottruck 2 years ago
    So moist, so chocolatey, so amazing
    Eva Mazzeno 2 years ago
    Delicious and super easy to make! I made this for my sister’s birthday (she’s a total chocoholic and has a massive sweet tooth) and she loved it. I left out the chocolate chips, but the rest of the recipe was perfect.
    Jenna Finn 3 years ago
    Amazing everyone loves it & tells me I need to start a business
    Erin H. 3 years ago
    This wasn’t quite the level of amazing I was hoping for from the reviews, but it was still a good, easy, chocolate cake. It serves a lot of people and keeps well at room temperature, so it’s great for parties, potlucks, bake sales, etc. I agree that the chocolate chips on the top are not a great addition. Mini chips might be better, but I haven’t tried.
    Debbie Frederking 3 years ago
    My college-aged sons came home for the weekend, and I made the cake. It was enjoyed by all.
    Laura Diaz 3 years ago
    Best chocolate cake I’ve made. Super moist and fun to make.
    Ally 3 years ago
    Great! Perfect for chocolate lover. One of the best frostings i have made. I will make this again!
    CG. 4 years ago
    Delicious. Made it many times. It is my "go to" if I don't time for scratch. i use two 9" pans buttered with parchment circle on bottom. Baked about 30 minutes. Very moist and chocolatey. I never frost it. Even coworkers agree it doesnt need frosting...it's that good.
    Jessica Zackeroff 4 years ago
    My daughter and I made this for her dads birthday party. It was very moist and delicious. Icing was great. The best part was that it was a simple recipe that she could follow and pretty much make by herself. Which is great for a 12 year old.
    Kilya J. 4 years ago
    Super moist and delicious. Everyone in my office absolutely loved this cake!!!! i used a canned chocolate icing and microwaved it for 20 seconds and drizzled the cake until it was covered, sprinkled the chocolate chips and dded Hershey's squares. Best best best chocolate cake recipe ever :)
    darla 4 years ago
    fabulous, moist and great flavor. my fav frosting is cream cheese, butter, coco powder, vanilla and a little confectioners sugar...not too sweet and perfect for this cake
    Tiffany P. 4 years ago
    The best chocolate cake hands down
    Pit 4 years ago
    Was pleased with the results, except I would skip the chocolate chips on top of frosting. It added a not so pleasant crunch where you didn't need or want it. The cake itself was moist and rich and delicious! Will make it again Lisa
    Autumn 5 years ago
    Recipe was perfect for my mother whom is a chocolate lover. It was made for 50th anniversary party. It was rich and extremely moist. I love Sandra Lee's recipes.
    Juli Burton 6 years ago
    Awesome! My new birthday cake go to! I did 3 layers with buttercream icing in middle & chocolate icing on outside! Husband said as good as his Mom's! Baked bundt cake too & it was so easy & amazing!!