Triple Chocolate Picnic Cake

Bake this delicious chocolate cake glazed with chocolate chip mixture – perfect dessert for picnic.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

Cake

1
(18.25-oz.) pkg. pudding-included German chocolate cake mix
3/4
cup water
4
eggs
1
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
(4-oz.) pkg. instant chocolate pudding and pie filling mix
1
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Glaze

1/3
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 tablespoons milk
1/2
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

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  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients except chocolate chips; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at high speed. Fold in 1 cup chocolate chips. Pour into greased and floured pan.
  • 2 Bake at 325°F. for 60 to 75 minutes or until edges begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool 15 minutes. Invert cake onto serving plate.
  • 3 In small saucepan, combine powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons of the milk and 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Cook over low heat until chocolate chips are melted and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Add enough milk for desired consistency. Slowly pour and spread glaze over warm cake. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients except chocolate chips; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at high speed. Fold in 1 cup chocolate chips. Pour into greased and floured pan.
  • 2 Bake at 325°F. for 60 to 75 minutes or until edges begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool 15 minutes. Invert cake onto serving plate.
  • 3 In small saucepan, combine powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons of the milk and 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Cook over low heat until chocolate chips are melted and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Add enough milk for desired consistency. Slowly pour and spread glaze over warm cake. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This is a chocolate dessert that is ideal for a picnic or family barbecue. The cake doesn’t need to be refrigerated.

Combining chocolate cake, chocolate pudding and chocolate chips, this recipe is a perfect celebration dessert for chocolate lovers.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
31g
31%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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