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Tuxedo Cake Recipe

Tuxedo Cake Recipe

Recipe provided by Philadelphia® Cream Cheese
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Total: 1 hr 40 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 package (2-layer size) devil's food cake mix
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) JELL-O® Chocolate Instant Pudding
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 package (8 ounces each) PHILADELPHIA® Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 ounces BAKER'S® Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
  • 1 ounce BAKER'S® White Chocolate
  • 1/2 of 8 ounce tub COOL WHIP® Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)


  • 1. PREPARE cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round cake layers, blending dry pudding mix and milk into batter before pouring into prepared pans. (Batter will be thick.) Cool cakes 10 min.; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
  • 2. MEANWHILE, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in sugar. Make chocolate curls from 1 oz. each semi-sweet and white chocolates (see tip); refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 3. CUT each cake layer horizontally in half. Stack on plate, spreading 3/4 cup cream cheese frosting between each layer. Spread remaining frosting onto top and side of cake.
  • 4. MICROWAVE COOL WHIP and remaining semi-sweet chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min., stirring after 1 min.; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Cool 5 min. Pour over cake, letting excess drip down side. Garnish with chocolate curls. Keep refrigerated. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 580 calories, 28 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 400 mg sodium, 83 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.