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Chocolate-Candy Cane Cake (aka the best Christmas cake ever!)

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy cane cake, chocolate candy cane cake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg 2-layer size chocolate cake mix
  • 1 pkg. 3.9 oz. JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 container 8 oz. BREAKSTONE'S Sour Cream
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 pkg. 4 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, chopped
  • 18 small candy canes coarsely crushed (about 1 cup), divided
  • 1 tub 8 oz. COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Beat first 7 ingredients in a large bowl with mixer until blended.
  3. Stir in chopped chocolate and 2 Tbsp. crushed candy.
  4. Pour into 2 (9-inch) round pans sprayed with cooking spray.
  5. Bake 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
  6. Cool in pans 10 mins. Loosen cakes from sides of pans; invert onto wire racks.
  7. Carefully remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
  8. Fill and frost cakes with COOL WHIP.
  9. Sprinkle remaining crushed candy just before serving. Keep refrigerated.