Thursday, October 30, 2008

Our Favorite Cake

I'll credit my MIL for bringing this recipe into our lives. It's eggless and everytime it's served, people comment on how good it is. You could even make it dairy-less I suppose if you used soymilk and dairy free chips.

I like it because it's SO DARN EASY and you can make all kinds of different flavor combinations with it. I made it into cupcakes for Bryce and Caroline's Halloween party at school and the teacher just called me to tell me how wonderful they were.

So I'll share it with all of you too:


1 (3 3/4 oz.) pkg. butterscotch or vanilla cook & serve pudding mix (NOT instant)
2 c. milk
1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1 pkg. butterscotch morsels
1/2 c. chopped nuts (optional) I have never used these!

Prepare pudding with milk as directed on package; cool slightly. Stir into cake mix and mix well. Pour into greased and floured 13"x9"x2" cake pan. Sprinkle with butterscotch morsels and chopped nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.

Recipe also makes 20-24 cupcakes. Bake at 350 for 18 to 20 minutes.

For Bryce's birthday this year, I used a chocolate cake mix, chocolate pudding, and chocolate chips/M&M's! It was so tasty! And for the cupcakes I just made, I used vanilla pudding b/c I couldn't find cook and serve butterscotch and it was soooooo tasty. I just don't think you can go wrong with this recipe. It's so moist and hard to resist!

Update: I have made this cake so many times this past year. I've made it with strawberry cake mix/vanilla pudding, chocolate cake mix/chocolate pudding, lemon cake mix/lemon pudding (our favorite!). You don't even need the chips - just ice it with your favorite frosting. I've made 9 or 8 inch 2 layer round cakes too instead of just 9x13 cakes.


Lisa :) said...

I will try this. I am always looking for new recipes. I especially like to bake. (Bad for me!)

Lisa :) said...

Made the cake today. I must say, "very good"! I am going thru different ways to make it now. Choc. with the peanut butter chips, yellow cake with lemon pudding and white chips, or for the holidays, choc. with mint chips or the mint M&M's, oh, man I could go on and on and on. Thanks for the recipe :)