Snowball Cake


A grown-up version of the classic lunchbox treat, this snowball cake will bring back memories and the question we all had as kids: how did the cream filling get in there?

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 35 mins


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package devil's food cake mix

  • 1 (8 ounce) package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding

  • ¼ cup powdered sugar

  • 1 cup cold milk

  • 1 (8 ounce) tub COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed

  • 1 cup BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Prepare chocolate cake batter in a 2 1/2-quart oven-proof bowl, as directed on the package; scrape sides of the bowl and set aside.

  3. Beat cream cheese, egg, and granulated sugar in a mixing bowl until well blended; spoon mixture into center of chocolate cake batter.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 1 hour 5 minutes.

  5. Cool cake in the bowl for 10 minutes. Loosen cake from the bowl with a knife; invert onto a wire rack. Remove the bowl and let cake cool completely.

  6. Meanwhile, whisk dry pudding mix, powdered sugar, and milk in a medium bowl for 2 minutes. Stir in whipped topping. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  7. Place cake on a plate; frost with chilled pudding mixture. Cover with coconut. Keep cake refrigerated.

Size Wise

At 16 servings, this fun-to-make cake is a great dessert to serve at a holiday party.

Easy Cleanup

Save on cleanup by mixing and baking the cake batter in the same bowl.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

302 Calories
14g Fat
41g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 302
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 414mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 70g
Protein 5g
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 207mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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