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chocolate oats layer cake

Recipe by
raymond spencer
st bernard, LA

For the chocolate lovers, I created a second recipe of flavored oats laker cake. This one is chocolate, filled with chocolate sauteed oats inside the cake.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate oats layer cake

  • 3 c
    rolled oats, divided
  • 1 pkg
    instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 c
    chocolate milk, divided
  • 1 c
    milk chocolate chips, divided
  • 20
    chocolate covered almonds, chopped
  • 1 box
    triple chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    chocolate syrup, divided
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp
    malted milk powder
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    chocolate covered raisins

How To Make chocolate oats layer cake

  • 1
    In a medium jar, combine 1 cup rolled oats, the pudding mix, 1 cup chocolate milk and 1/2 cup chocolate chips; use a fork and stir well until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 3
    Coat two 8 round cake pans with cooking spray. Add the chopped chocolate covered almonds to the bottom of the cake pans.
  • 4
    Whisk the cake mix, water, vegetable oil and eggs together in a large bowl for 3 minutes until combined.
  • 5
    Add the chocolate oat mixture into the cake batter and whisk again for 30 seconds until blended.
  • 6
    Pour the cake batter into the cake pans. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes.
  • 7
    Heat the margarine in a large, deep skillet over medium heat. Add remaining rolled oats and saute for 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup chocolate syrup.
  • 8
    In a medium bowl, combine heavy cream, remaining chocolate milk, malted milk powder, cream cheese and remaining chocolate syrup; whisk well for 5 minutes or until smooth.
  • 9
    Place one layer of cake on a serving plate. Spread Nutella evenly over the cake. Add the sauteed oat mixture and chocolate covered raisins.
  • 10
    Place another cake on top. Spread the frosting on the top and sides of the cake. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips evenly over the top.