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bucket cake dessert

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

The title of this recipe speaks for itself..a cake made in an ice cream bucket...delicious and always a hit at any party..the kids big and little love this and is a great conversation piece for company at your party..

(4 ratings)
yield 10 -12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For bucket cake dessert

  • 18 oz
    cake mix, any flavor
  • 6 oz
    instant pudding, any flavor
  • 1 lg
    frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 lg
    ice cream bucket

How To Make bucket cake dessert

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350^. Bake cake according to package directions in a 9x13-inch greased baking dish. Cool completely.
  • 2
    Make the pudding according to package directions,set aside. When cake is baked and cooled completely, place 1/4 of the cake,torn in bite size pieces,into the empty bucket. Then 1/4 of the prepared pudding. Then 1/4 of the thawed whipped topping. Repeat layers 3 more times ,until all ingredients are used up.
  • 3
    Bucket should be filled. Let this mixture chill in the refrigerator overnight with the lid on, to blend the flavors. To serve.just spoon right out of the bucket! My family enjoys making and eating this gourmet farmer's dessert. Keep unused dessert in refrigerator.
  • 4
    Try some of these combinations: banana cake with banana pudding chocolate cake with chocolate pudding and chocolate syrup white cake, cherry pie filling,vanilla pudding yellow cake, strawberries(or other fruit) ----- always add whipped topping with the combinations. you can also add nuts, syrups,and fresh or canned fruit or pie filling...go have fun..