Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

This cake is rich, moist, creamy...Its a choclate lover's dream. Great to impress people at a potluck or for a special birthday cake. Its got WOW potential.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first 5 ingredients and bake at 350 in 4 round cake pans.
  2. (I just used 2 cake pans twice. Who has four cake pans?) Bake according to cake mix directions.
  3. Mix frosting ingredients together and add 4 grated Hershey bars with almonds and ½ cup pecans.
  4. Ice between layers, top and sides.
Most Helpful

Addictive - simply the best darned cake to make or take anywhere - bar none! I would unhesitatingly put this one up against ANYONE else's chocolate cake & unless they were food snobs, they'd realize this one gives any chocolate cake & frosting a real run for the money. Thanks for posting Laura Leigh, best cake made/tasted in 2010!

Buster's friend January 04, 2011

This is a wonderful recipie. The cake is so moist. My 9 year old loved it.

Ty'sCook December 08, 2004

Thank you so much for posting this recipe. I had this a long time ago and misplaced it. This is an excellent cake. Very rich. The frosting is light and delicious you could eat it by itself. The only change I made was to leave out the pecans in the frosting. So glad I found this posting. Will not lose it again!!!!

Medic_306 April 14, 2004