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Chocolate Picnic Cake

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Cake travels well. No cooler needed. When out of oven... it is all done! Enjoy and God Bless!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 260 cals
Original recipe yields 18 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. In a large saucepan, prepare the pudding according to the instructions on the box. Remove from heat. Mix cake mix into the hot pudding and stir until blended.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan, and sprinkle with the chocolate chips and walnuts. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 260 calories; 13.8 g fat; 35.1 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 266 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My grandmother made this all the time and so do I. The only change, which may help those of you who felt it was gooey, was that we put the chips and walnuts on after we baked it. They melted o...

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This certainly was easy and tasted good, but it was very gummy--didn't cook even after 40 min. Maybe because the only cake mixes I could find already had "pudding in the mix" and this was too m...

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My grandmother made this all the time and so do I. The only change, which may help those of you who felt it was gooey, was that we put the chips and walnuts on after we baked it. They melted o...

I tried this cake for a picnic. It was too easy to make, traveled well, and was great. Perfect for non-baking chocolate lovers!

This certainly was easy and tasted good, but it was very gummy--didn't cook even after 40 min. Maybe because the only cake mixes I could find already had "pudding in the mix" and this was too m...

This cake is so easy to make and it tastes delicious. It's like a cross between a brownie and a piece of chocolate cake.

bake cake in a jelly roll pan instead of the 9x13 and the time will be right

I've made this cake a couple of times now - it's ALWAYS a HIT. So simple, too! Thanks.

The flavor of the cake was very good. But.......No way will this cake be done in 25 mins. Mine was in the oven for 1hr 10 and still ended up gooie.

Just made this recipe for a friends Birthday Cake. It was very easy, very quick, and VERY good. Will definitely make again -- for ANY occasion! She loved it, and requested the recipe. Maybe sh...

This cake was moist - I'll give it that - but it had a funny texture (due to the pudding). I would have preferred a more traditional cake with a richer taste.