Rating: 5 stars
265 Ratings
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I made this once for a family gathering and now everyone insists that it be at every gathering! It's so easy; you use a box cake mix! For chopping the chocolate bars, I put them in the freezer, then hit them with a hammer while still in the wrapper

Recipe Summary

cook:
25 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
prep:
45 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
3 layer 8 inch cake
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour 3 (8 inch) pans.

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  • In a large bowl, combine cake mix, milk, eggs, oil and instant vanilla pudding mix. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 4 minutes on medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pans.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

  • To make the frosting: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese with the white sugar and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in the whipped topping, pecans and chopped chocolate. Spread between layers and on top and sides of cake.

Nutrition Facts

736 calories; protein 9.3g; carbohydrates 75.2g; fat 46.1g; cholesterol 81.4mg; sodium 535.4mg. Full Nutrition
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