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Death by Chocolate


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 small box instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup melted chocolate or 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Stir together cake mix, instant pudding mix, sour cream, oil, water and eggs.
  3. Mix in chocolate chips and beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  4. Grease and flour a 13 x 9-inch pan; bake for 50 minutes. If using two 9-inch round pans, bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Drizzle melted chocolate or confectioners' sugar over the cake.

Using a Bundt pan also works well.