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tuxedo cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
melinda talbott
Clare, MI

This cake is sooooooooo delicious :)

(2 ratings)
yield 16 servings
prep time 30 Min

Ingredients For tuxedo cake

  • 1 pkg
    (2-layer size) devil's food cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    (3.9 oz.) jello-o chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 1 1/2 pkg
    (8 oz. each) philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 6 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2
    of 8-oz tub cool whip whipped thopping (do not thaw)
  • 2 oz
    baker's semi sweet chocolate

How To Make tuxedo cake

  • 1
    HEAT over to 350 degress. PREPARE cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round cake layers, blending dry pudding mix into batter before pouring into prepared pans. Cool 10 min. Loosen cakes from sides of pans with knife. Invert onto wire racks; gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
  • 2
    MEANWHILE, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually beat in sugar.
  • 3
    CUT each cake layer horizontally in half. Stack on plate, spreading 3/4 cup cream cheese frosting between each layer. Spread remaining frosting onto top and side of cake.
  • 4
    MICROWAVE COOL WHIP and chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min., stirring after 1 min.; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Cool 5 min. Pour over cake, letting excess drip down side. Store cake in refrigerator.

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