Dr. Pepper Cake - Texas Style Recipe

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Dr. Pepper Cake - Texas Style

Lori Loucas

By
@jostlori

A real Texas treat. Everything's better with Dr. Pepper! Recipe adapted by S. Parum, Vernon, Texas.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE:

1 box
german chocolate cake mix
1 box
instant chocolate pudding (3.4 oz)
4
eggs
1 can(s)
dr. pepper (12 oz)
1 tsp
vanilla extract

FROSTING:

1 pkg
cream cheese, whipped (12 oz, room temp)
1/3 c
butter, softened
1/3 c
cocoa, unsweetened
3 1/2 c
confectioners sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°. Line bottoms of three greased 9-in. round baking pans with parchment paper; grease paper.
2
In a large bowl, combine cake and pudding mixes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in Dr Pepper and vanilla.
3
Transfer batter to prepared pans. Bake 20-25 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks; remove paper. Cool completely.
4
For frosting, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Beat in cocoa. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until creamy.
5
Place one cake layer on a serving plate; spread with 1/2 cup frosting. Repeat layers. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Texas, #soft drink