Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

I made this cake last year for a Christmas party. When I got home, I had 25 pieces of paper asking for the recipe. It is a simple, easy cake to make, but the finished product tastes just like ding dong cakes. If you want a cake that is impressive and want to get raves, this one is it bar-none.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box devil's food cake mix
  • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 (16 ounce) can milk chocolate frosting
  • Filling (what really makes the cake)

  • 23 cup Crisco
  • 13 cup evaporated milk
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 12 cup powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Bake cake and divide into layers (I used 9x13 pan, but you can do it in rounds and even do 4-6 layers). Bake according to package directions.
  2. Mix Crisco, cream, sugar, vanilla and salt well; then add powder sugar and mix all well.
  3. Spread filling between layers and frost entire cake with milk chocolate frosting.
  4. (Please don’t substitute anything for the milk chocolate frosting--it tastes like candy and the other frostings don’t).