Kahlua Chocolate Cake

Janet Gustafson


This cake is rub it in your hair good! I made it for a bake sale and the person who bought it has called me three different times to make it for family get-togethers. The pairing of chocolate and coffee-flavored liqueur is tantalizing.

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If you love chocolate and Kahlua, this cake recipe is for you. It's definitely an adult-only cake. The coffee flavor from the Kahlua is wonderful in the tender cake. When mixed, the glaze may seem strong and thick, but once it slightly melts into the warm cake it's the perfect complement. So easy to bake, a novice baker can make this dessert. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 10 votes

10 Min
45 Min


  • 1 pkg
    plain chocolate cake mix (mix without pudding) Duncan Hines
  • 1 pkg
    chocolate instant pudding mix, 5.9 oz
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 4
    large eggs

  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Kahlua Chocolate Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray Bundt pan with oil spray then dust with flour. Shake out excess flour. Set pan aside.
  2. Place cake mix, pudding mix, Kahlua, water, oil and eggs in a large mixing bowl. Blend with an electric mixer for 1 minute. Scrape down the bowl with a spatula and beat for 2 more minutes. The batter should look thick and smooth.
  3. Pour batter into the prepared pan, smoothing it out with the spatula.
  4. Bake cake for 45 to 47 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  5. Prepare the glaze.
  6. Spoon the glaze over the top of the warm cake.
  7. Store in covered in plastic wrap or a cake dome for up to 4 days or in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Freezes well. If frozen, allow to thaw overnight.

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About Kahlua Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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