Chocolate cream cake combines my two favorite frostings over the best chocolate cake ever!


For the cake
  1. 1 box chocolate cake mix
  2. ½ package instant chocolate pudding mix (4 serving size)
  3. ¾ cup vegetable oil
  4. 1 cup sour cream
  5. 4 eggs
  6. 2 tsp vanilla
  7. ½ tsp instant coffee dissolved in ½ cup warm water

For the cream cheese frosting
  1. 4 oz (half brick) softened cream cheese
  2. ½ cup softened butter
  3. ½ tsp vanilla
  4. 2 cups icing sugar

For the chocolate frosting
  1. ⅔ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  2. 7 tbsp hot water
  3. ½ cup butter, softened
  4. 4 cups powdered sugar

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and lightly coat a 9x13 pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine all the cake mix ingredients and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes. Let the cake cool completely in the pan.
  • Make the cream cheese frosting by beating the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Mix in the vanilla. Slowly add the icing sugar until smooth. Spread evenly over the cake and place in the fridge to set.
  • Meanwhile make the chocolate frosting by placing the cocoa powder in a large mixing bowl and pour in the hot water. Stir together until combined and smooth.