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Chocolate Chip Snack Cake Recipe

Chocolate Chip Snack Cake Recipe

Instant pudding mix and cake mix cut the preparation time for this delicious cake that is loaded with grated chocolate chips. I often make it for weekend guests and work luncheons. It always goes over well.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:12-15 servings


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 package (12 ounces) miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, grated, divided
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in chocolate chips and half of the grated chocolate.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • 3. Sprinkle with remaining grated chocolate while slightly warm. Cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 396 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 327mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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Jellybug User ID: 53068 264389
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2017

"I made this snack cake and took it over to my daughter who is home recovering from surgery. The cake was a hit, and my daughter is feeling much better after eating several pieces !!"

spoofer234 User ID: 3451313 31153
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2014

"I make this cake regularly for work and home. Everyone raves about the taste and it's so easy to make."

shecooksalot User ID: 5888460 57328
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2014

"Really good and couldn't be simpler. Family loved it and this would be good for potlucks and get togethers because it's so fast and easy and is really delicious. A winner!!!"

anselr User ID: 2011539 31152
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2011

"This is delicious. I made it to donate for a cake walk at our church carnival and it smelled so good cooking, my family insisted I make one for them as well, so I had to turn around and make another one."

naydawn User ID: 5833703 202877
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"This was easy and you'd never know you used a cake mix in it. A nice quick cake!"

mag3 User ID: 5255936 24856
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2010

"havent tried it yet but it looks good. I wondered tho why the picture looks like it has a bottom layer of choc."

dianeve User ID: 643652 50061
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"This cake looked great and tasted great too. Everyone in my family liked it."

cafritz User ID: 1148899 57326
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2010

"I made this cake for my husband to take to work. His email to me "Everyone loves the snack cake. I walked into Nancy's cube this morning eating one and told her I brought chocolate chip snack cake and she practically ran to get one""

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