Cheesecake-Stuffed Dark Chocolate Cake

3
Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

I found this on yummly.com on FB...I can just imagine how this must take you to dessert heaven!!

My daughter made this cake for me for my "50"th Elegant Birthday Dinner. It was amazing...not enough words to describe how good it is...the cheese cake with the cream cheese frosting, caramel and pecans...O my goodness!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    duncan hines dark chocolate cake mix
  • 1 small
    pkg instant chocolate pudding
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 1 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 3
    hershey chocolate bars
  • 3 can(s)
    cream cheese frosting
  • 3 box
    saralee cheesecake bites, coarsley chopped
  • 12 oz
    jar of smuckers caramel topping

How to Make Cheesecake-Stuffed Dark Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F. Grease 2-9" round cake pans, and dust with flour.
  2. Beat cake mix and next 7 ingredients at low speed with an electric mixer for 1 minute; then beat at medium for 2 minutes. Fold in chopped candy bar. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake for 32 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool cake in pans for 10 minutes. Remove and cool completely on wire racks. Wrap and chill layers at least 1 hr or up to 24 hrs. (This step enables you to split the cake layers with ease).
  4. Using a serrated knife, slice cake layers in half using horizontal to make 4 layers. Spread 1/2 cup cream cheese frosting; sprinkle with cheesecake bites. Repeat procedure with remaining 3 layers, frosting and bites, omitting cheesecake bites o the top of last layer. Frost sides and top of cake with remaining frosting. Drizzle desired amount of caramel sauce over cake, letting it drip down the sides. Chill until ready to serve.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cheesecake-Stuffed Dark Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 59 Comments & Reviews

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want To Slice Into

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want to Slice Into

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, delicious and a family favorite - what’s not to love about sheet cake? Check out these 13 sheet cake recipes you need to make for dessert asap!

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes definitely aren't the pits. Here are some of our favorite peach recipes on Just A Pinch - we promise they're delicious!

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...