Whipped Chocolate Dessert Recipe
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Whipped Chocolate Dessert Recipe

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This dessert makes a cool and delicious treat on a warm summer day. I bake a tender crust from a cake mix, then layer it with a cream cheese blend, chocolate pudding and whipped topping.—Pam Reddell, Linden, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 cups whipped topping, divided
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 2 packages (3.9 ounces each) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate curls

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 553 calories, 30g fat (19g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 618mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. In a bowl, cut butter into cake mix until crumbly. Add egg and mix well. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until set. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in 1 cup of whipped topping. Carefully spread over the crust; refrigerate.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Spread over the cream cheese layer. Top with the remaining whipped topping. Refrigerate for 2 hours before cutting. Garnish with chocolate curls. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Cream Dessert in Taste of Home August/September 2003, p47

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PageRD User ID: 5881442 246204
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2016

"This dish was an immediate hit. It's so rich and chocolatey that it's pure heaven for my family of chocoholics. It was easy to make and there is never much left."

DDRAE User ID: 4561016 88765
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2013

"I have made it for a few potlucks... the last one it never made it to the general public."

MaryLou57 User ID: 7277470 89716
Reviewed May. 25, 2013

"Very easy to make. Everyone who has tried it loves it! So tasty."

coniklimpel User ID: 5191569 129248
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2012

"We renamed this as "heaven". It is so delicious. I make it frequently. When I made it for my husband's office, he got so many requests for the recipe! They LOVED it too."

maryvandorin User ID: 1430948 129243
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"This is a wonderful summer desert"

jenwynn User ID: 3330031 55119
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2011

"I've made this many times & always get rave reviews. I think it tastes like an Oreo cookie, but so wonderfully creamy."

selias User ID: 281817 131136
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2011

"Made this for Easter this year... Very good, everyone loved it!

Made it with unsalted butter.... tasted great!!"

Lotsa324 User ID: 5870517 135807
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2011

"Did you use salted butter, that would make a huge difference"

bullock8 User ID: 2695889 55991
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"The crust that was made with cake it was

salty. My family didn't care for. Not for
sure why it was salty. Any ideal?"

jenn1973 User ID: 2406455 70822
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2010

"This is a family favorite for sure! Great for anytime of the year!"

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