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Chocolate Pudding Cake

A chocolate cake with the extra added chocolate pudding AND chocolate chips? This fantastic cake has a light and fluffy texture that combines with the chocolate chips to give this cake just the little extra power it needed to make it a truly fantastic chocolate masterpiece.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: dessert, Food, Recipe


For the Cake:

  • 1 package pink Ducan Hines Swiss Chocolate cake mix
  • 1 small box instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 C. sour cream
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/2 c. oil
  • 2 Cups Chocolate Chips optional

For the frosting:

  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 c. softened butter
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 3 C. powdered sugar


For the Cake:

  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine all of the ingredients.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased 10″ inch bundt pan.
  • Sprinkle the chocolate chips on top if desired.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let cool for 15 minutes and then remove the cake from the pan.
  • It is best to remove the cake from the pan right at 15 minutes, If you wait a shorter or longer amount of a time it can be hard to remove the cake cleanly from the pan.

For the Frosting:

  • Combine the frosting ingredients and beat just until combined.
  • Scoop the frosting into a pastry bag and cut the end.
  • Loop over the cake to evenly spread the frosting.