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Michelle's Punch Bowl Cake

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe looks best when prepared in a clear punch bowl, because you can see all of the layers."
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servings 376
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Prepare the cake mix as directed by the manufacturer. Bake in a 9x13 inch pan, or two 8 inch round pans. When the cake is cool, split in half, horizontally. Prepare the vanilla pudding according to package directions.
  2. Crumble half of the cake into the bottom of the punch bowl. Then put a layer of 1/3 of the whipped topping, a layer of 1/2 of the pudding, then a layer of 1/2 the can of pineapple. Repeat the layers in the same amounts, and top with the remaining whipped topping. Keep refrigerated until serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 376 calories; 14.6 60.4 2.6 < 1 461 Full nutrition

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Unique and delicious cake! I made a punch bowl cake with chocolate cake (box mix), chocolate pudding and whipped cream. It was delicious and super easy.

Very good! I added strawberries.

Great receipe! I have used it for Christmas gatherings and for carry-ins at work! They loved it! Easy to make also.

light and delicious. exactly what i wanted. i added strawberries. And, I made a mistake and got cook n' serve vanilla pudding. And not enough.. so i had to end up with one layer of the cook n' s...

This recipe was delicious! Thanks so much. Instead of making cake mix.. I used Sara lee's sliced pound cake, just a little short cut! Excellent for parties

This is so yummy! I added a 21 oz can of cherry pie filling and it was a very refreshing summer dessert. Will definitely make again!

I made this with a white cake, pistachio pudding, crushed pineapple and cool whip. Delish!

this is a delicious recipe, it is always gone by the end of the cookout. I add a can of cream of coconut to the vanilla pudding for an extra taste.

Fantastic Dessert !!!!! I made this dessert for a recent fourth of july gathering. I was a huge hit. The cake was gone in no time. The recipe was super simple. For mine I added lots of st...