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Caramel-Fudge Chocolate Cake

To satisfy the chocolate lovers in our family, I added hot fudge topping and chocolate chips to a caramel-covered dessert that's quite popular in our area. The moist cake layer is a breeze to prepare using a boxed mix, and the rich toppings make it especially decadent. —Karen Stucky, Freeman, South Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 jar (12-1/4 ounces) caramel ice cream topping, warmed
  • 1 jar (11-3/4 ounces) hot fudge ice cream topping, warmed
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips

Directions

  • Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Stir in 3/4 cup chocolate chips.
  • Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Immediately poke holes in the cake with a meat fork or skewer. Spread caramel and fudge toppings over cake. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Frost with whipped topping. Sprinkle with toffee bits and remaining chocolate chips. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 446 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 426mg sodium, 70g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.
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  • Debglass11
    Sep 1, 2020

    Had a craving for chocolate cake yesterday and found this beauty! Love that it starts with a cake mix. I used caramel syrup and chocolate syrup in place of the ice cream toppings, because that's what I had on hand. Everything else remained the same. We loved it. Chocolate-y, caramel-y goodness. Will definitely make again and will try it with the ice cream toppings next time! Five stars!

  • nemeneme
    Feb 3, 2019

    Rich and delicious! I added chopped pecans to mine. Will be making this again and again.

  • vivekk
    Jul 2, 2017

    Lovely

  • susnan
    Jan 14, 2017

    Very easy and rich! I forgot to buy chocolate chips and only had olive oil. The cake was still delicious and everyone loved it. I used crushed Heath bars on top.

  • rena 55
    Jul 31, 2016

    This is one cake that satisfies that sweet tooth! When I take to carry ins, it's always a hit!

  • OllieMae
    May 13, 2016

    I've made this before but I didn't add the chocolate chips in the mix. I'll have to try that. This is extra rich but so good. It always goes fast when I make it. We always call it "Death by Chocolate"!!

  • lvarner
    Mar 1, 2016

    So easy and so yummy! This is a great cake for a potluck. The flavor combination is delicious!

  • dlynrn
    May 3, 2015

    Wow! This cake was amazing and everyone loved it! This recipe is so easy - definitely a keeper!

  • luigimon
    Dec 28, 2014

    This was too sweet and too good!!!! Love this recipe!! Yummy fudge and caramel! I used triple chocolate fudge cake mix.......do this!! So good!!

  • M.Farthing
    Sep 1, 2013

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