Bucket Cake Dessert

Pat Duran


The title of this recipe speaks for itself..a cake made in an ice cream bucket...delicious and always a hit at any party..the kids big and little love this and is a great conversation piece for company at your party..

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10 Min


35 Min




18 oz
cake mix, any flavor
6 oz
instant pudding, any flavor
1 large
frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 large
ice cream bucket

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350^. Bake cake according to package directions in a 9x13-inch greased baking dish. Cool completely.
Make the pudding according to package directions,set aside.
When cake is baked and cooled completely, place 1/4 of the cake,torn in bite size pieces,into the empty bucket.
Then 1/4 of the prepared pudding.
Then 1/4 of the thawed whipped topping.
Repeat layers 3 more times ,until all ingredients are used up.
Bucket should be filled.
Let this mixture chill in the refrigerator overnight with the lid on, to blend the flavors.
To serve.just spoon right out of the bucket! My family enjoys making and eating this gourmet farmer's dessert. Keep unused dessert in refrigerator.
Try some of these combinations:
banana cake with banana pudding
chocolate cake with chocolate pudding and chocolate syrup
white cake, cherry pie filling,vanilla pudding
yellow cake, strawberries(or other fruit)
always add whipped topping with the combinations. you can also add nuts, syrups,and fresh or canned fruit or pie filling...go have fun..

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids