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atomic cake

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Recipe by
Rainie Piccione
West Winfield, NY

Cakes of all kinds are a tried and true dessert for many of our family gatherings. This one is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. It' delicious creamy layers has something to satisfy everyone. It's origin is from a bakery in Chicago and is named after the atom bomb (a time when everything was being named after the bomb). You can find me elsewhere too. My Blog-Ma's Aprong Strings: Pinterest: Facebook:!/BookOfKeepers

(1 rating)
method Bake

Ingredients For atomic cake

  • 1
    layer banana or yellow cake (your favorite recipe)
  • 1
    layer chocolate cake (your favorite recipe)
  • 1
    layer white cake (your favorite recipe)
  • 1 to 2
    fresh bananas, sliced
  • 1 pt
    fresh strawberries, sliced (or cherries)
  • 1 jar
    hot fudge sauce
  • 1 pkg
    jell-o banana pudding (cooked and cooled) or instant
  • 1 pkg
    jell-o vanilla pudding (cooked and cooled) or instant
  • 2 pkg
    cool whip or equivalent homemade stablized whipped cream
  • 1 pkg
    jell-o chocolate pudding (cooked and cooled) or instant used in trifle only

How To Make atomic cake

  • 1
    Set the banana (or yellow) cake layer on a cake plate. Spread banana pudding over the top and then layer in sliced bananas. Top with a thin layer of whipcream.
  • 2
    Next place the white cake layer on top. Spread with vanilla pudding.Top with sliced strawberries and whip cream.
  • 3
    Finally, place the chocolate cake layer on top of that layer. Frost with fudge topping.
  • 4
    Frost entire cake with a generous amount of whipped cream. Sprinkle with grated chocolate. Refrigerate any leftovers.
  • 5
    If making a trifle, layer all in a trifle dish. Add a layer of chocolate pudding on top of the chocolate cake layer. You can also add a layer of carmel topping onto the banana layer. Can replace white cake with a layer of strawberry cake.