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Chocolate Chip Crater Cake

"This crumb cake has a layer of pure chocolate in the middle."
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servings 403 cals
Original recipe yields 9 servings (1 - 8 inch square cake)

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  1. Heat oven to 350 F. Grease 8-inch square baking pan.
  2. In large bowl, combine biscuit mix, sugar, milk, egg and vanilla; beat on low speed of electric mixer until moistened. Increase speed to medium; beat 2 minutes until smooth.
  3. Pour half of batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle chocolate chips over batter. Top with remaining batter, completely covering chips. Sprinkle Topping Mix evenly over batter. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. About 9 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 403 calories; 18.3 g fat; 55.4 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g protein; 37 mg cholesterol; 432 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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A great breakfast "coffee cake" but not very appropriate as an after-dinner desert. Kind of crumbly. But went great with coffee the next morning.

Looks pretty. All of my chocolate chips sank to the bottom of the pan. Next time I will pour all the batter into the pan, top with chips and then sprinkle the cinnamon and sugar mixture.

I felt like this needed more chocolate. Instead of putting 1 cup of chocolate, I may put 1.5 or 2 cups next time. And I would put the choclate in two layers instead of one. The family really en...

This is definitely like coffee cake with a layer of chocolate. Good to enjoy with a coffee or a glass of milk. There wasn't a lot of batter so I was a little concerned about it rising but it t...

I grew up eating 'Crater Cake' and have always loved it. This recipe, while still good, did not do it justice. I tried it first and then tried one from another site. The other recipe is just ...