Chocolate Picnic Cake

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  • Published Sep 16th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings18
  • Calories260
Cake travels well. No cooler needed. When out of oven... it is all done! Enjoy and God Bless!

Chocolate Picnic Cake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Chocolate Picnic Cake for 18 servings:

  • 1 (5 ounce) package non-instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts

Chocolate Picnic Cake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Chocolate Picnic Cake, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Chocolate Picnic Cake is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Chocolate Picnic Cake within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Chocolate Picnic Cake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. 2 In a large saucepan, prepare the pudding according to the instructions on the box. Remove from heat. Mix cake mix into the hot pudding and stir until blended.
  3. 3 Pour batter into prepared pan, and sprinkle with the chocolate chips and walnuts. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 260 calories; 13.8 grams of fat; 35.1 grams of carbohydrates; 3.8 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 266 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 14th 2010

    bake cake in a jelly roll pan instead of the 9x13 and the time will be right

  2. Jun 18th 2007

    I've made this cake a couple of times now - it's ALWAYS a HIT. So simple, too! Thanks.

  3. May 14th 2007

    This cake was moist - I'll give it that - but it had a funny texture (due to the pudding). I would have preferred a more traditional cake with a richer taste.

  4. Jan 24th 2006

    My grandmother made this all the time and so do I. The only change, which may help those of you who felt it was gooey, was that we put the chips and walnuts on after we baked it. They melt ...

  5. Oct 20th 2005

    The flavor of the cake was very good. But.......No way will this cake be done in 25 mins. Mine was in the oven for 1hr 10 and still ended up gooie.

  6. Nov 19th 2002

    Just made this recipe for a friends Birthday Cake. It was very easy, very quick, and VERY good. Will definitely make again -- for ANY occasion! She loved it, and requested the recipe. Mayb ...

  7. Aug 15th 2002

    This certainly was easy and tasted good, but it was very gummy--didn't cook even after 40 min. Maybe because the only cake mixes I could find already had "pudding in the mix" and this was t ...

  8. Jul 22nd 2002

    This cake is so easy to make and it tastes delicious. It's like a cross between a brownie and a piece of chocolate cake.

  9. Jul 5th 2001

    I tried this cake for a picnic. It was too easy to make, traveled well, and was great. Perfect for non-baking chocolate lovers!