Double Chocolate Pound Cake

A super-simple 6 ingredient chocolate pound cake that's dense, moist, and perfectly chocolate-y.

Where are my fellow chocoholics at? There’s just something I love about a perfectly chocolatey piece of cake.

I love our Copycat Starbuck’s Lemon Pound Cake – it is so dense and moist and always turns out. I decided to make a chocolate version of it, and it DID NOT disappoint!

The great thing is, this recipe makes TWO loaves of bread, so you can share one with a friend (or just eat them both yourself, no judgements here).

This recipe only uses six ingredients – which makes it a great recipe for beginning bakers. All you need for this recipe is chocolate cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, vegetable oil, sour cream, and chocolate chips.

We used mini, semi-sweet chocolate chips for the look and the taste, but you could use regular size and/or milk chocolate chips if you prefer.

How to make chocolate pound cake:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour (I used Baker’s Joy) two 9×5″ loaf pans.


Combine cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, vegetable oil, eggs, water, and 1 cup chocolate chips in a large bowl and beat on medium speed with an electric mixer for 1-2 minutes.

Pour half of the batter into each of the prepared pans.

Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick stuck in the center of the loaf comes out clean. Let cool in loaf pan for about 30 minutes, then remove from pan and let cool completely.


Melt 1 cup chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over the top of each cake. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips over the top.

Cut into pieces and serve. We think it tastes great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, too.

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Serves: 16

Double Chocolate Pound Cake

A super-simple 6 ingredient chocolate pound cake that's dense, moist, and perfectly chocolate-y.

10 minPrep Time

50 minCook Time

1 hrTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (3.4 ounce) box instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips (divided)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour (I used Baker's Joy) 2 9x5 inch loaf pans.
  3. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, vegetable oil, eggs, water, and 1 cup chocolate chips in a large bowl and beat on medium speed with an electric mixer for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Pour half of the batter into each of the prepared pans.
  5. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick stuck in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  6. Let cool in loaf pan for about 30 minutes, then remove from pan and let cool completely.
  7. Melt 1 cup chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over the top of each cake.
  8. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips over the top.
  9. Cut into pieces and serve.

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Dessert
Cooking
Baking
Diet
vegetarian
pescetarian
Allergy
seafood free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free
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