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Chocolate Cream Cheese-Filled Cake


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box dark chocolate cake mix
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Prepare and bake chocolate cake as directed on package. Bake in two 9-inch round pans.
  2. Allow cakes to cool.
  3. When cakes are cool, cut each one in half with a long serrated knife, making four layers.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, brown sugar and vanilla and almond extracts. Beat until soft.
  5. In a separate bowl, whip cream to soft peaks, then fold into cream cheese mixture.
  6. Place the bottom layer of cake on the serving plate. Spread 1/4 of the filling on cake layer, then continue to stack up layers with 1/4 of the filling on each layer.
  7. Finish top with the final 1/4 of filling.

Sides stay unfrosted.