Dark Chocolate Almond Cake with Chocolate Almond Cream Cheese Fr

READY IN: 50mins


  • For the Cake
  • 1
    package betty crocker dark chocolate cake mix
  • 1 14
    cups water
  • 13
    cup vegetable oil
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • For the Frosting
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package Philadelphia Cream Cheese or (8 ounce) package neufchatel cheese, soft
  • 12
    cup land-o-lakes margarine, soft
  • 12
    cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract


  • Oven@ 350 degrees.
  • Combine the cake ingredients and mix with a whisk.
  • Pour into 2 round 8 or 9-inch cake pans which have been lined with greased aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  • Bake for 28-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted.
  • Let cool in pans for 10 minutes before turning out.
  • Meanwhile combine the frosting ingredients and beat until fluffy with a hand-mixer.
  • When cake layers are completely cool, frost the top part of the bottom layer.
  • Place second layer over the frosted layer.
  • Finish by frosting top layer and sides of cake.