Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

I recently helped with a party at church where we needed a lot of food.  My friend gave me the recipe for this cake and it was so easy and delicious!  This is perfect for feeding a large crowd {or for eating the leftovers straight outta the pan…I won’t judge you}!

Serves: 30

Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe

40 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

1 hrTotal Time

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  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box Devil's Food chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 cups milk (divided)
  • 1 (3.9 ounce) box instant French vanilla pudding
  • 1 (3.9 ounce) box instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 (16 ounce) container Cool Whip topping (thawed)
  • 1 (2.6 ounce) king size Hershey's milk chocolate bar


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Grease a 10 x 15 x 1 inch cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. 
  2. In a large bowl, beat together cake mix, water, oil and eggs until combined.  Pour cake batter into prepared cookie sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. 
  3. Let cool completely. 
  4. In a medium sized bowl mix 2 cups milk with French vanilla pudding and whisk for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  5. In another medium sized bowl mix 2 cups milk with the chocolate pudding and whisk for 2 minutes.
  6. Combine prepared vanilla pudding and chocolate pudding in one large mixing bowl and spread on top of the cake. 
  7. Carefully spread Cool Whip on top of the pudding. 
  8. Use a grater or vegetable peeler to shave off pieces of the chocolate bar and sprinkle over the top of the cake.
  9. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
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10 Responses to “Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe”

  1. All your recipies sound absolutelly delicious, the problem is that most of them, specially does made with chocolate, you use something that here in our country we dont the devils choc mix. Can you give me a recipe of something similar to this cake, please? Thanks for reading my letter! Anita from Uruguay, South America

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