Best Darned Cake Ever-Connie

Connie Ottman


This recipe has been passed among family and friends for several years. It is easy, with few ingredients, and the taste is wonderful. The recipe makes great cupcakes also. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
30 Min


  • 1 box
    chocolate cake mix
  • 4
    eggs-at room temperature
  • 1 stick
    melted butter
  • 2-3 Tbsp
  • 1 box
    powered sugar
  • 1 large
    pkg of cream cheese

How to Make Best Darned Cake Ever-Connie


  1. Mix chocolate cake mix, 1 egg, melted butter, and water
    to make batter. (The batter will be stiff.)
  2. Pat batter into a GREASED 9x13 pan.
  3. Mix powdered sugar, 3 eggs and cream cheese.
  4. Pour topping over batter.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Check cake after 25 minutes as ovens very in heat.
  6. Cake will pull away from sides of the pan but will be softer in the middle.
  7. Allow to cool 10 to 15 minutes before cutting.

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About Best Darned Cake Ever-Connie

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Cream, #cheese

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