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Better Than...Cake

Better Than...Cake

Bobbie Kaye Bellamy

A rich butter cake with chocolate chips. Frost it with Cream Cheese or Sour Cream frosting.

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  • Calories:
  • 243 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 209 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water, oil and sour cream. Beat with a mixer until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Divide into two 9 inch pans. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes.
  4. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting or Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting.
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a tip about this cake-It tastes MUCH better the day after it is baked.


This cake was super-easy, and very very good. Based on other people's suggestions, I mixed in most of the chocolate chips into the batter, then sprinkled the remaining 1/2 cup or so on top of the mixtures in the pan, and it turned out great: the cake looked very inviting :)


I have made this cake several times now and each time I am flooded with requests for the recipe. I make it in a HUGE 11X11 square pan, freeze it overnight then cut it into two layers. I fill it with a fudge filling and use the cream cheese frosting. It is absolutely delicious, a tradition now for our family on special occasions. I also made it for a baby shower and the nice white cream cheese frosting made a beautiful backdrop for decorating.