Chocolate Pudding Cake

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours


12 servings

Updated: Oct. 24, 2022
This rich, chocolate pudding cake is one of my favorites. I like to serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Whenever I take it to parties, everybody wants the recipe. —Paige Arnette, Lawrenceville, Georgia
Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Optional: Whipped cream or ice cream


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour into a greased 5-qt. slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with moist crumbs, 6-8 hours. Serve in bowls with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 505 calories, 30g fat (11g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 449mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.