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“I wrote this recipe down on a recipe card after seeing it in a magazine, but I can't remember which one. This is a great cake for special occasions. It is definitely NOT low fat. I like it because you can choose what candy bars you want to put in it and even what flavor cake.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box chocolate cake mix (dark chocolate, devil's food or Swiss chocolate, just choose your favorite chocolate!)
  • 3 large eggs (for cake mix)
  • 12 cup vegetable oil (for cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (for cake mix)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 12 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 10 chocolate candy bars (regular size of your choice or chocolate mint cookies)
  • 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour three 8-inch round cake pans.
  3. Prepare mix according to directions on box and divide evenly into three pans.
  4. Bake for approximately 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pans for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from pans and cool completely.
  7. For the frosting, beat cream cheese, granulated sugar and confectioners' sugar on medium speed until creamy.
  8. Finely chop 8 of the candy bars.
  9. Fold candy bars and cream cheese mixture into whipped topping to complete frosting.
  10. Spread frosting between cake layers and on top and sides.
  11. Chop remaining two candy bars and sprinkle on top and around bottom edge of cake.
  12. Decorate with berries, if desired.

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