Chocolate Surprise Cake

February 22, 2010

Well, it doesn't get much easier than this.
And it's a fabulous cake to have in your freezer for unexpected company or to lessen stress over the holidays or around birthdays! The surprise is the whipped cream center....shhhh!

Chocolate Surprise Cake

1 pkg boxed chocolate cake mix
1 pint heavy whipping cream
3 Tbsp. white sugar
1/4 cup powdered sugar or 1 tub chocolate frosting

To Prepare
- Bake cake per box directions. You can make it a 9x13" or use cake pans to make two small round cakes.
- Place on a wire rack and cool completely.
- Beat heavy whipping cream with sugar until stiff peaks form.
- Split cake into two layers using serrated knife or cake splitter.
- Fill center of cake with *whipped cream and replace top layer.

To Freeze
- Wrap entire cake in plastic wrap and store in freezer for up to 6 months.

To Serve
- Remove from freezer and let thaw on counter for 30-60 minutes or thaw in fridge overnight.
- Top with a light dusting of powdered sugar or frost with chocolate frosting and top with chocolate curls.

* If you can't eat dairy you can replace the whipped cream with Cool Whip.


Ambitious February 24, 2010  

Looks delicious! But I'm just curious - what's the surprise?

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