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Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe

It's hard to believe this wonderfully moist chocolate cake starts with a cake mix and is so easy to make!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min. YIELD:12-16 servings


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, grated
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) regular or miniature chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine cake and pudding mixes, eggs, sour cream, oil and water. Beat until well blended and creamy. Stir in chocolate and nuts. Spread into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool. Serve with ice cream if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 400 calories, 24g fat (7g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 312mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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kwOhio User ID: 6439377 44959
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2012

"Excellent....would make again!"

brenda5736 User ID: 3334645 20840
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2009

"Excellent and easy"

brenda5736 User ID: 3334645 44958
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2009 Edited Jul. 20, 2009

"i only used 2 eggs and it was fine"

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