Crock Pot Self-Frosting Chocolate Cake

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This is a very good chocolate cake recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup warm water, divided
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 13 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 14 cup chocolate syrup
  • 3 tablespoons sugar


  1. Combine cake mix, 3/4 cup water, oil and eggs in greased crock pot.
  2. Mix nuts into batter.
  3. Mix together chocolate syrup, sugar and 1/4 cup warm water and drizzle over batter.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours.


Most Helpful

This was very good. I didn't think the cake frosted itself though. I chose to add some canned frosting after the cake was done. I added nuts and some chocolate chips. My kids loved that they had a spoonful of cake. Thanks for a much-needed chocolate fix!

Amanda Beth May 14, 2007

This was so moist, delicious and easy. First time I have ever made dessert in the crock pot. Yummy! Made exactly as directed. I didn't put nuts in it, but next time I think I might. I also added a drizzle of caramel ice cream topping from the jar after placing the chocolate syrup mixture on top, nice addition. Will make again very soon. Thank you for this wonderful recipe!

Loves-2-Cook May 10, 2007

My guests loved this gooey cake. I would say the frosting turned out more like a glaze, but it made for an incredibly moist cake. Instead of nuts, I used toffee bits, which melted and contributed to the yummy "gooey" facter. I'll be making this again.

Tornado Ali June 24, 2006

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