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Mocha Layer Cake

Rated as 4.86 out of 5 Stars

"A rich and indulgent chocolate layer cake filled with a decadent mocha cream."
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2 h servings 383 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, eggs, sour cream, oil and 1/2 cup each flavored instant coffee and water in large bowl with mixer on low speed just until moistened, stopping frequently to scrape bottom and side of bowl. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes or until well blended. Chop 4 chocolate squares; stir into batter. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round pans.
  3. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.
  4. Stir remaining 1/4 cup flavored instant coffee into COOL WHIP. Stack cake layers on plate, spreading COOL WHIP mixture between layers. Microwave butter, corn syrup and remaining chocolate and water in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 minutes; stir until chocolate is completely melted. Spread over top of cake, allowing glaze to drip down side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 383 calories; 21.7 g fat; 45.5 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g protein; 50 mg cholesterol; 416 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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Miammmmm....So so good...But needs a little time! If you wanted another flavour, then replace or substitute the chocolate cake mix and Instant chocolate pudding into the desired flavour...And th...

I have made this cake twice now and everyone loves it! The only change I make is to leave out the corn syrup and the topping comes out fine. Even those who say they are not big fans of cake say ...

This recipe was outstanding! I made this for my husband for his birthday; his favorite is chocolate cake and I wanted to make something different. This was perfect. The only thing I did differen...

OMG! This cake was yummy!!! I only did one small tub of cool whip and thought it was plenty. I also skipped making the chocolate glaze and i just drizzled chocolate sauce on top and it was a pr...

pretty good and very moist. great topping

A quick, easy recipe. And not to mention moist and delicious! I'll make this again.

What a great semi-homemade recipe!

This cake is delicious! So moist and rich with a definite mocha flavor. I made it for a birthday party and it went so fast I almost didn't get a piece for myself! The only problem is slicing the...

Straight-forward recipe, lots of fun ingredients. Did very well at the bake sale, rich and decadent. I added almond slices around the edges.