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    Ho Ho Cake

    Ho Ho Cake. Photo by Smarahcakes

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

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    30 mins

    Lali's Note:

    This is like a giant Hostess Ho Ho. The creme filling is the key here I think.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box chocolate cake mix
    • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1/3 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1 1/3 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1 (16 ounce) can dark chocolate icing
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2/3 cup shortening
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1/3 cup milk
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon water
    • 1 cup powdered sugar

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare cake as directed on package for two round pans.
    2. 2
      When cool, "slice" through cakes to make 4 "thin" cakes.
    3. 3
      Beat sugar, shortening, vanilla, milk, salt and water for 7 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add powdered sugar and beat for 5 minutes longer.
    5. 5
      Lay one layer of cake on plate.
    6. 6
      Spread Cream filling on top only, do not go all the way to the edge.
    7. 7
      Lay another layer of cake on this.
    8. 8
      Spread cream filling on this too.
    9. 9
      Again layer and filling until you have all four layers on here.
    10. 10
      Ice the whole cake with the chocolate icing.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 11, 2002

      55

      YUMMY!!!! I love the filling in this. And I think that by making 4 layers you get more of the flavor of the cake the way it's supposed to be. It was easy to make. Try this!!

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    • on July 25, 2002

      55

      i love making a version of this in a jelly roll pan. I divide up the cake in quarters. i then spread the cream filling in between three layers. Top it off with the final quarter, and frost. I have also, tried this using orange and banana cakes. They were wonderful. Everyone at work and home raves about the cake. Thank-you

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    • on June 07, 2010

      55

      This was a great recipe. I usually make cakes from scratch, but this one probably needs a cake mix as they're a bit firmer than a moist scratch cake. I did like another reviewer and made it in a jelly roll pan. It was a cinch to cut it in 4 and frost the different layers. I used Fudge Frosting and HIGHLY recommend that with this recipe. It tasted just like a ho-ho. Yummy!

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    Nutritional Facts for Ho Ho Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (125 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 433.4
     
    Calories from Fat 230
    53%
    Total Fat 25.6 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 5.5 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 47.4 mg
    15%
    Sodium 426.9 mg
    17%
    Total Carbohydrate 50.2 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 34.7 g
    138%
    Protein 4.3 g
    8%

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    dark chocolate icing

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