Too Much Chocolate Cake


This too much chocolate cake won 1st prize at the county fair. It is very chocolaty. If desired, dust the cake with powdered sugar before serving.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 35 mins
1 12-cup bundt cake


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

  • 1 (5.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • ½ cup warm water

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Generously grease a 12-cup Bundt pan.

  2. Mix together cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, oil, water, and eggs in a large bowl until well-blended.

    Ingredients poured into bowl for mixing.

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  3. Stir in chocolate chips.

    a top down view of chocolate chips being added to chocolate cake batter

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  4. Pour batter into the prepared Bundt pan.

    Batter poured into Bundt pan.

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  5. Bake in the preheated oven until top is springy to the touch and a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean, 50 to 55 minutes.

    a top down view of a baked chocolate bundt cake still in pan.

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  6. Cool cake thoroughly in the pan for at least 1 1/2 hours before inverting it onto a plate. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top if desired.

    Cooled cake.

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  7. Enjoy!

    close up view of a slice of chocolate cake on a blue plate with a fork, and chocolate cake on a platter in the background


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

600 Calories
39g Fat
61g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 600
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 49%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 550mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 83mg 6%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 388mg 8%

* 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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