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chocolate happy cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
raymond spencer
st bernard, LA

This new chocolate cake recipe I created makes you be happy and the frosting is good.

(2 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate happy cake

  • CAKE
  • 1 c
    chocolate covered almonds
  • 6
    peanut butter cups, unwrapped and cut into quartered
  • 1 box
    devil's food cake mix
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 1 pkg
    chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 2 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 c
    caramel ice cream topping
  • 1 c
    milk chocolate chips mixed with peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    half and half
  • 2 Tbsp
    malted milk powder
  • 3/4 c
    chocolate syrup
  • 1 tube
    frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 16 oz
    cream cheese, softened

How To Make chocolate happy cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • 2
    To make the cake, coat a 13 x 9 - inch baking dish with cooking spray. Add chocolate covered almonds and quartered peanut butter cups; mix well.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine cake mix, water, vegetable oil, eggs, pudding mix and coconut extract. Whisk together for 2 minutes until blended.
  • 4
    Pour half the cake batter into a prepared baking dish. Drizzle with caramel ice cream topping and spread evenly. Pour remaining cake batter on top.
  • 5
    Bake for 30 minutes until a toothpick inserted the center comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  • 6
    To make the frosting, melt margarine in a small saucepan over low heat. Combine half and half, malted milk powder and chocolate syrup, stirring often for 3 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • 7
    In a medium bowl, combine whipped topping, cream cheese and chocolate mixture; whisk well until blended and fluffy.
  • 8
    Spread the frosting evenly onto the cake. Sprinkle with milk chocolate and peanut butter chips.