Kicked up Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by HokiesMom

Found this in an old Cooking Light magazine from 1999. I love the addition of the espresso granules to kick up a standard cake mix! Simple to make but tastes like you spent so much more time!

Top Review by JackieOhNo

This was really excellent and exceedingly moist! I made this exactly as posted. I found that the coffee flavor was really not discernible, but I think intensified the chocolate. I dusted this with some confectioner's sugar and served it with some fresh whipped cream. Delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Coat a 12 cup Bundt pan with cooking spray and dust with about 2 tsp flour; set aside.
  2. Combine the sour cream, water, oil, espresso granules, egg, cake mix and pudding mix in a large bowl and beat at medium speed with a mixer for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the chocolate chips and beat for an additional 30 seconds.
  4. Spoon cake batter into the prepared Bundt pan and bake at 350F for 55-60 minutes or until it passes a pick test.
  5. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack. Invert cake onto a separate wire rack and cool completely.
  6. Sprinkle cake with powdered sugar before serving.

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