Ho Ho Cake

Ho Ho Cake Recipe

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Got this recipe from a family member years ago. Everytime I make it, it's gone in no time.


★★★★★ 2 votes

Depends on slice size
1 Hr 45 Min
1 Hr 45 Min


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  • 1 pkg
    devil's food cake mix
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4 oz
    unsweetened chocolate squares
  • 1 stick
  • 1
  • 1-1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp

How to Make Ho Ho Cake


  1. Bake a Devil's Food cake in a well greased 9 x 13" pan. Let cool completely. Remove from pan and cut in half lengthwise. Remove top and set aside.
  2. Place 4 tablespoons of flour and 1 cup of milk in a small saucepan. Cook on medium heat; stirring constantly until thick. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  3. Beat for 15 minutes, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup crisco, 1/2 cup butter and 1 tablespoon vanilla. Add cooled flour mixture and beat another 5 minutes, scraping bowl several times and mixture is thick.
  4. Spread over bottom half of cake. Replace cake top and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  5. In saucepan add 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate squares, 1 stick of butter. Cook over low heat until chocolate is melted. Beat 1 egg and temper with chocolate mixture. Add egg mixture back into chocolate mixture, whisking until well combined. Remove from heat and add 1-1/2 cup of powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon vanilla. Beat until smooth, while still hot, pour over cake.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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