Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

This cake is very good! My whole family gets together for dinner at our parent's house every Sunday and I always bring a dessert. This is my sister and brother-in-law's favorite! I got the recipe out of a cookbook I bought on QVC. "Best of the Best from QVC Cookbook". This recipe was submitted by Vivian C. Ferguson. The recipe calls for the chocolate to be shaved , but that's too much work for me. I just grind up the chocolate in my food processor.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box swiss chocolate cake mix or 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box devil's food cake mix
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 14 cups milk
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts (I use 1/2 cup of chopped dry roasted peanuts)
  • 5 plain milk chocolate candy bars, shaved (or a 7-ounce bar)
  • 1 (12 ounce) container whipped topping

Directions

  1. Sift cake and pudding mixes together.
  2. In another bowl beat oil, eggs and milk.
  3. Add to dry mixture and beat well.
  4. Pour into 3 greased 9-inch cake pans.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for 15-25 minutes.
  6. FOR THE ICING: Beat together cream cheese & sugars until very creamy.
  7. Fold nuts and chocolate bar pieces into cream cheese mixture.
  8. Fold in whipped topping.
  9. Ice layers and top cake.