Mimi's Double Rich Chocolate Cake (From a Cake Mix)

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a fantastic cake starting with a cake mix and so easy to do. I bake it in a angel food pan and it comes out great. Frost it with a butter frosting or cooked frosting and sprinkle with coconut and you will have a beauty of a cake. This is nice and dark and the white frosting makes it look so yummy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Blend and scrape bowl; then beat at medium speed for 4 minutes.
  3. Pour into greased and floured 10" tube pan.
  4. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or till done. Do not underbake.
  5. Cool in pan for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from pan and finish cooling on rack.
  7. Frost if desired or sprinkle confectioners sugar over it.
Most Helpful

this was the best cake i have ever tasted and had the pleasure to make!

saraph41995 April 01, 2010

I absolutely love this cake!!!! It's so easy and so moist and disappears in a snap, my whole familly can't wait to get a piece and have a glass of milk...I also use coffee instead of water as it just adds something special to chocolate. I usually just frost it with a ready-made chocolate frosting from the pantry.

dogpatchdaisy December 22, 2009

It was very yummy indeed. I added 2 T Special dark cocoa and upped the sour cream to 3/4 c - 1 c (I've made it twice). I also have replace the water with coffee. My 3 year old son is really happy when he sees this cake...I top it with a chocolate chip butter coffee glaze (1 1/2 c chips -semi sweet;3 T coffee 3/4 c butter - melt chips with coffee in a saucepan add butter 1 T at a time keep stirring until smooth. Place pan in ice and stir until desired consistency - the firmer the better(for us).

Mumsie Meem July 20, 2009