Darn Good Chocolate Cake ( Cake Mix Cake)

45 mins (prep 15, cooking 30)
7 ingredients
1 servings
This recipe is adapted from "The Chocolate Cake Mix Doctor" by Anne Byrn. It was originally a bundt cake with chocolate chips, but I prefer the look of layer cakes (so much more homey looking) so I switched the cake pan size AND I left out the chocolate chips (because there's nothing worse than ruining the velvety texture of a layer cake than by adding hard chocolate chips to it). This is a dense, moist layer cake. I cut each layer in half so I get 4 layers and slather them with "perfect chocolate frosting" (" Perfect" Chocolate Frosting). The end result is a fudgy chocolate layer cake with tons of frosting (and yes, it is going to be sweet). It is KEY to cut the layers in half. It ends up being a much moister cake this way because the frosting kind of melts into the cake layers forming a kind of fudgy filling in between the thin cake layers. I hope you enjoy it :)

Categories:  <-60-mins , holiday , chocolate , cakes , number-of-servings , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , for-large-groups , dessert ,
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Serving Size (998.59 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 3581.97 Calories from Fat 2016.81
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 224.09g 344.76%
Saturated Fat 41.29g 206.46%
Trans Fat 3.05g %
Cholesterol 82.81mg 27.6%
Sodium 4469.56mg 186.23%
Total Carbohydrate 394.49g 131.5%
Dietary Fiber 12.42 g 49.67%
Sugars 198.68 g %
Protein 38.81g 77.61%
Vitamin A 791.57IU% Vitamin C 2.13mg%
Calcium 1113.24mg% Iron 23.47mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
instant chocolate pudding mix, large eggs, chocolate frosting