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Easy Death By Chocolate Cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 421kcal


  • 1 box fudge cake mix
  • ingredients to make cake (eggs, vegetable oil, and water)


  • 8 tablespoons salted butter, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 (16-ounce) box powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 (12-ounce) package mini chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Prepare cake according to package directions in 2 9-inch cake pans. Cool completely.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth.
  • Beat in cocoa powder.
  • Gradually beat in powdered sugar.
  • Beat in milk and almond extract.
  • Spread frosting on top of one layer of cake. Place second layer on top and spread frosting on top and sides of cake.
  • Press mini chocolate chips on the top and sides.
  • Melt the 3/4 cup chocolate chips in the microwave or a double boiler and drizzle on cake.


Calories: 421kcal