My family calls thei Death by Chocolate Cake

My Family Calls Thei Death By Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Kaye Mullins


My mother used to make this and taught me how...since I have started making it my family has to have one every time we get together..My better half and son can sit and eat half of a cake with some good cold milk ..They all love it so much

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1 box
yellow or white cake mix


1/2 c
cocoa powder(herserys)
1 c
2 c
1/8 tsp
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract


How to Make My family calls thei Death by Chocolate Cake


  • 1For cake just follow directions..I use White or Yellow cake mixes.I sometimes make just a 2 layer but when I get creative i will make a 4 layer by cutting the layers in half
  • 2after cooked and cooled take a straw or a something similar in size and poke holes all around and through the cake.
  • 3For the Topping :
    Mix the cocoa powder and the water in a saucepan. Heat and stir to dissolve the cocoa.
  • 4Add the sugar, and stir to dissolve. Boil for 3 minutes over medium heat. Be careful not to let it get too hot and boil over!
  • 5Add the salt and the vanilla.
  • 6Once the Chocolate Syrup is done let it cool just a few minutes and then pour it all over the cake letting it seep into the holes you have in the is going to be runny ..I take a spoon and keep putting it back on top of the cake..
  • 7once done and you cut the cake it will have marble all down thru the cake and you will have a sweet delicious cake to mom also made the chocolate syrup for us to put on pancakes and cat head biscuits....OMG it was to dye for! Enjoy !!

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About My family calls thei Death by Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtag: #Dessert

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