Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake

Recipe by Bonnie G 2
READY IN: 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease two 9-inch round baking pans.
  • Chop 2 chocolate squares; set aside.
  • Beat cake mix, dry pudding mix, eggs, sour cream, oil and water in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed just until moistened.
  • Beat on medium speed 2 minutes.
  • Stir in chopped chocolate.
  • Spoon into pans.
  • Bake 30-35 minute or until wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes.
  • Loosen cakes from sides of pans, invert onto racks; gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
  • Frosting:
  • Place frozen whipped topping and remaining 6 chocolate squares in microwaveable bowl.
  • Microwave on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is smooth, stirring after 1 minute.
  • Let stand 15 minutes to thicken.
  • Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; top with 1/4 of the chocolate mixture and the second cake layer. Spread top and side with remaining chocolate mixture. Garnish with almonds.
  • Store in refrigerator.