Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cake

Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cake Recipe

Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Eva Smith, 99, Birmingham, Ala. (grandma of Margaret Barnhart, All You integrated account manager) "My cake is constantly being requested for birthdays."

Serves: 12

Cost per Serving:



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1 box German chocolate cake mix (size that fills a 12-cup Bundt pan)
1 3.9-oz. box instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup sour cream
4 large eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup heavy cream


Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 1 Hours

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan.

2. Whisk cake and pudding mixes in a large bowl. In another large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat sour cream until lightened, about 3 minutes. Beat in eggs until well combined. Add oil and 1/2 cup warm water; beat until smooth. Reduce speed to low. Beat in cake mix mixture in 2 batches until no lumps remain, about 3 minutes. Stir in 2 cups chocolate chips.

3. Bake until a tester inserted into cake comes out clean, about 1 hour. Let cake cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then remove from pan and allow to cool completely on wire rack.

4. Make glaze: Stir together heavy cream and remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips in a microwavable cup. Microwave for 1 minute at 50 percent power. Whisk until smooth. Pour over cake. Serve.

Created date

November 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 531
Fat 31 g
Satfat 12 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 63 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 77 mg
Sodium 580 mg