Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is simple and good. You can impress with little work, but they will never know.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) round cake pans.
  2. Line bottoms of pans with wax paper.
  3. Prepare cake mix as directed on package, substituting 1 cup of the sour cream for all of the water.
  4. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the instant coffee.
  5. Spread batter into prepared pans.
  6. Bake as directed on package.
  7. Cool 10 min.; remove from pans.
  8. Immediately remove wax paper.
  9. Cool completely on wire racks.
  10. Dissolve remaining 1 tablespoons instant coffee in water.
  11. Melt dipping chocolate as directed on container.
  12. Stir in butter, dissolved instant coffee and remaining 2 tablespoons sour cream; mix until well blended.
  13. Place 1/3 cup of the chocolate mixture in medium bowl; gently stir in whipped topping.
  14. Place 1 cake layer on serving plate.
  15. Spread with whipped topping mixture.
  16. Top with second cake layer.
  17. Pour remaining warm chocolate glaze mixture over top of filled cake, allowing it to drip over sides.
  18. Pile berries on top of cake.
  19. Refrigerate 30 minute or until chocolate glaze is set.
  20. Store leftover cake in refrigerator.
Most Helpful

5 5

5 star cake ! I did not need to do the glaze as we ate it with whipped cream. So easy to do, all worked out very well.I used a Duncan Hines devils food cake. This was a great way to doctor a packet cake mix and I certainly would do it again.