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Better Than Sex Cake

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  • 1 pkg duncan hines chocolate, butter or deep chocolate cake mix
  • 3/4 cup pecans, toasted & chopped
  • 2 12-oz pkgs semisweet choc chips (maintain equal 2 batches)
  • 1 4-oz pkg instant chocolate
  • 1 pudding mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup coffee
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla, divided
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup oil


Coat nuts & half the chips with 1 Tbs cake mix and set aside. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, eggs, oil, coffee & 1 tsp vanilla. Beat at med speed for 3 mins. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts. Turn into greased & floured tube pan and bake at 350 for 1 hr or until done. Cool for 15 mins and turn onto rack. Cool completely before glazing. (Cake freezes well without glaze)


Combine remaining chips with 1 cp water in top of double boiler over simmering water. Stir until smooth & shiny. Remove from heat and add 1 tsp vanilla. Chill until slightly thickened, then drizzle over cake.

Serving Size: Makes 10 servings

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