Best Ever Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake

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READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    ounces baker's semi-sweet baking chocolate, divided
  • 1
    (18 ounce) package chocolate cake mix, without pudding
  • 1
    (4 ounce) package jello chocolate instant pudding
  • 12
    cup oil
  • 12
    cup water
  • 1
    (8 ounce) container Cool Whip Topping (do not thaw)
  • 2
    tablespoons PLANTERS Sliced Almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350.
  • Chop 2 oz. chocolate. Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, eggs, sour cream, oil & water in large bowl with mixer until blended. Stir in chopped chocolate. Pour into 2 (9 in.) round pans sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Loosen cakes from sides of pans. Invert onto wire racks: gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
  • Microwave cool whip & remaining chocolate on high 1 1/2 minutes or until chocolate is completely melted & mixture is well blended, stirring after 1 minute. Let stand 15 minutes to thicken.
  • Stack cake layers on plate, filling & frosting with cool whip mixture. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • keep refrigerated.
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