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Hornets Nest Cake

Rated as 4.3 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a bar cake similar to a brownie. The butterscotch chips and walnuts sink into the cake giving it the appearance of a hornets nest."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 222
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Prepare pudding as directed on box. Allow to cool slightly. Mix in yellow cake mix. Stir well. Pour batter into 9x13 cake pan. Sprinkle top with butterscotch chips and chopped walnuts.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Cut into squares and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 222 calories; 9.8 32 2 < 1 195 Full nutrition

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This cake tastes wonderful and is really easy. The instructions are written a little confusing, I think. You need to mix the cake mix batter as written on the instruction box and then add the ...

Most helpful critical review

Simple to make, but I thought this was far too sugary and heavy. Smells awesome. Cake was so thick and sweet, but you really need to add in the pudding to make it thick enough to keep the chip...

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This cake tastes wonderful and is really easy. The instructions are written a little confusing, I think. You need to mix the cake mix batter as written on the instruction box and then add the ...

I've made this cake many times. I got the recipe from The Cake Mix Doctor, but my recipe does not use non-instant pudding. Mine actually uses the instant pudding and it is always a moist delic...

I made this exactly as the recipe states. This was delicious. It was even better after being refrigerated.

Great cake, looks and tastes good. Easy to make for last minute guests.

This is my 21-year-old son's enduring favorite. He requests it for almost any occasion...even tailgating for college football games! I too got the recipe originally from the Cake Doctor's cookbo...

This is a great cake! There is never any left over and I get requests all the time to make it. The best part is it is so easy! Give it a try!

This is a delicious sweet brownie-type dessert! Anyone who can't make this one right did not follow the directions. COOK the pudding on the stove and then add the box of cake mix. I don't lik...

This is a tasty cake. I made a chocolate version. I made it on a whim because I had the ingredients (or so I thought) but I was confused by the pudding. I had a regular box of pudding (3.4 oz...

I made this cake with only the exception of using white chocolate/chocolate chips instead of butterscotch chips. It was a hit and the cake was eaten with in a day. I will make this again and aga...