Devil's Food Pound Cake

Devil's Food Pound Cake Recipe

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Barb Leger


Sinful! Improvised scratch recipe vs. cake mix recipe. Chocolate decadence.


★★★★★ 1 vote

50 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 4
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 pkg
    chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 6 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate chips (or more)
  • ·
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Devil's Food Pound Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour Bundt or tube pan.
  2. In large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar and butter until butter is melted.
  3. Add eggs, vegetable oil, and vanilla; mix well.
  4. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; add to butter mixture and mix.
  5. Add chocolate instant pudding mix and mix with electric mixer on high for about a minute.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Pour into pan and bake 50-60 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan 25 minutes. Invert onto heat resistant serving plate.
  9. Mix a little water into confectioners' sugar and spread over cake.

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About Devil's Food Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes

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