14 Perfectly Rich Pudding Cake Recipes

Double Chocolate Brownie Cake
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Incorporating pudding mix into a cake recipe makes for an easy, moist, and deliciously rich result every time, and we've gathered 14 of the tastiest pudding cake recipes right here. From fudgy slices of brownie cake to a chilled lemon cream sponge, find your favorite pudding cake recipe to sweeten the day.

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Double Chocolate Brownie Cake

Double Chocolate Brownie Cake

Double the chocolate and the fun with this decadent brownie cake recipe. Only 6 ingredients creates a silky, satisfying bite that is dotted with gooey chocolate chips.

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Pistachio Cake

Pistachio Cake III
Susan P.

Vibrant color and delicate pistachio-almond flavor make this cake a real treat. Use pistachio pudding mix to add delicious heft to a classic cake recipe.

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Eclair Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Eclair Cake with Chocolate Ganache
Laney Jane

Vanilla pudding mix is combined with heavy cream, confectioner's sugar, and milk to create the creamy filling for this luxurious cake. A bittersweet chocolate ganache helps to balance the sweetness.

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Lemon Cooler Cream Cake

Lemon Cooler Cream Cake
Sheila LaLonde

A chilled, citrusy cake that's topped with velvety whipped topping. Ready in just an hour, this bright lemon cake is budget-friendly and absolutely delicious.

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Margarita Tube Cake

Margarita Tube Cake
Denise Roper

Have your margarita and eat it too. This adults-only bundt cake combines lemon pudding mix, lime juice, and tequila for a boozy cake offering.

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Mountain Dew Cake

8279 Mountain Dew Cake

A classic cake recipe is elevated by the addition of vanilla pudding mix. Crushed pineapple and coconut flakes create a delightfully sticky topping.

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Banana Pudding Poke Cake

Banana Pudding Poke Cake

Banana pudding mix and yellow cake combine to make this delectable poke cake. Go crazy with whipped topping and crushed vanilla wafers for an appealing topping.

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White Wine Pound Cake

white wine pound cake with strawberries

"I made this pound cake and it was fantastic," says home cook Carter. "I finished my plate in less than a second. It's sweet but not too sweet. The flavor of the wine really comes through."

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Butterscotch Cake

Butterscotch Cake II

Butterscotch has a rich, homey taste that is amplified in tender, moist cake form. With only 6 ingredients, this deeply flavored cake will have everyone asking for a slice.

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Homemade Twinkies

176459 Homemade Twinkies

Make your own snack cakes at home with this filled pudding cake recipe. A whipped cream cheese mixture is sandwiched between delicate yellow cake layers for a bite of sweet nostalgia.

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Hawaiian Frosted Cake

214705 Hawaiian Frosted Cake

Take a trip to the tropics when you make this multifaceted sheet cake. Rum extract, shredded coconut, and coconut cream pudding mix create this light, festive confection.

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Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake III

"Oh yeah, this is the recipe for me — a busy mom who needs shortcuts, " says reviewer RRamirez4444. "I just made these for a bake sale. The recipe makes 24+1 (for the cook, of course) cupcakes."

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Aunt Maria's Pudding Cake

cathedral bundt cake with powdered sugar dusting

Cream sherry, almond extract, and poppy seeds give this cake a wonderfully unique flavor. Use a cathedral-style bundt pan for a truly beautiful presentation.

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Coffee Cake

233071 Coffee Cake | Melissa Goff

Gone are the days of dry coffee cake. Use vanilla pudding mix, boxed yellow cake, walnuts, and brown sugar to bring this breakfast-friendly treat to life.

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More Inspiration

a frosted cake with a light cocoa frosting
Sarah Dippity

Find more cake inspo in our entire cake recipe collection, plus find more genius ways to use pudding mix:

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