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.