Recipe By REB_99
Published Oct 21st
Prep 20m Cook 35m Additional - Ready In 55m
Servings 1 - 9x13 inch pan Calories 342.8

Its an old recipe that my mom has used for years and has always been a favorite of everyone of all ages.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (3 ounce) package fruit flavored Jell-O® mix
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 2 (3.9 ounce) packages instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 (1.3 ounce) envelopes whipped topping mix
  • 3 cups cold milk

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for a 9x13 inch pan. Poke holes in cake while still hot with a fork. Make gelatin with 1 cup of boiling water, then stir in cold water. Slowly pour liquid gelatin over hot cake. Cool cake completely in the freezer before frosting.
  2. 2 To make the frosting: Using an electric mixer, beat together the instant pudding, whipped topping and milk until thickened. Pour over completely cooled cake. Keep cake in freezer until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 342.8
  • Carbohydrate 63.1 g
  • Cholesterol 4.9 mg
  • Fat 8.3 g
  • Fiber 1.7 g
  • Protein 5.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.3 g
  • Sodium 658.5 mg
  • Sugar 34.9 g


  1. A lot of the flavor of this cake will depend on what flavor Jell-O you use. If your not that keen on orange or simply think that orange Jello-O would not taste good with chocolate cake then don't use that flavor. I used Black Berry Fusion Jell-O and I found the flavors went very well - Read more ...
  2. This cake turned out fabulous! I made it for a dinner party and everyone was impressed. It was very moist and melted in your mouth. My grocery store didn't have the whipped topping mix so I used a tub of frozen whipped topping (Cool Whip(R)). I still mixed it with the chocolate pudding and just - Read more ...
  3. I liked the frosting for this cake but the cake itself was awfully crumbly and tasted odd. Maybe I am just not used to a chocolate jello cake.
  4. My husband gives this recipe a five star rating.

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