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Best-Ever Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake
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Best-Ever Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake

1 Hr(s) 30 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s) Cook
Find out why this is the Best-Ever Chocolate Fudge Cake recipe! Extra chocolate and pudding make this chocolate fudge cake recipe a rich, moist dessert.
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding
4 eggs
1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup water
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)
2 Tbsp. PLANTERS Sliced Almonds
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
Chop 2 oz. chocolate. Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, eggs, sour cream, oil and water in large bowl with mixer until blended. Stir in chopped chocolate. Pour into 2 (9-inch) round pans sprayed with cooking spray.
3
Bake 30 to 35 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 min. Loosen cakes from sides of pans. Invert onto wire racks; gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
4
Microwave COOL WHIP and remaining chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 1 min. Let stand 15 min. to thicken.
5
Stack cake layers on plate, filling and frosting with COOL WHIP mixture. Sprinkle with nuts.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Use 1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Chocolate Flavor Pudding
Tip 2
Variation
Prepare using 1 pkg. (1.4 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Sugar Free Fat Free Instant Pudding, BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream, and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
Tip 3
Make Ahead
The fudge-like texture of this cake improves when it is stored overnight in the refrigerator.
Tip 4
How to Store
Keep frosted cake refrigerated.
Nutrition
Calories
360
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
29%
Saturated Fat 9g
45%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 60mg
20%
Sodium 350mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 39g
14%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 26g
52%
Protein 5g
10%
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
6%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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