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Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake

This delicious Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake uses a boxed cake mix for convenience.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
This delicious Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake uses a boxed cake mix for convenience. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream. https://www.lanascooking.com/triple-chocolate-slow-cooker-cake/

This delicious Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake uses a boxed cake mix for convenience. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

My slow cookers are some of the most frequently used appliances in my kitchen. I use them all year round, warm weather and cold, for all kinds of recipes, but I had never used them for a dessert!

This delicious Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake uses a boxed cake mix for convenience. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream. https://www.lanascooking.com/triple-chocolate-slow-cooker-cake/

I recently saw a recipe similar to this Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake on the Kraft.com web site and almost dismissed it because it was, well…cake. In the slow cooker? I did a little looking around on the internet and turns out that there are lots and lots of recipes for slow cooker desserts! Who knew? And how happy am I that I now have yet another use for my trusty, workhorse slow cookers!

Of course, I just had to fiddle with the recipe a little to make it mine and also appropriate for the season. I can tell you that this was one of the most moist, chocolate-y cakes I’ve had in a long while and the whipped cream with peppermint candies make it a great holiday treat. If you’ve never used your slow cooker for a cake, believe me you’re going to love it!

How to Make Triple Chocolate Show Cooker Cake

Wet ingredients combined in a mixing bowl.

In a large bowl, combine cake mix and pudding. Add sour cream, water, oil, and eggs. Mix until well blended using a wooden spoon or electric mixer.

Chopped chocolate and walnuts stirred into the wet ingredients.

Stir in the chopped chocolate and walnuts.

Cake batter added to a slow cooker.

Spray the inside of the slow cooker thoroughly with cooking spray. Pour cake mixture into slow cooker and cover. Cook 4-5 hours on low or 3-3 1/2 hours on high. When done, cake will have no wet spots on top and will begin to pull away from sides of cooker.

Spoon portions of warm cake into bowls or onto dessert plate. Top with whipped cream and crushed peppermint candy.

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This delicious Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake uses a boxed cake mix for convenience. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream. https://www.lanascooking.com/triple-chocolate-slow-cooker-cake/

Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake

This delicious Triple Chocolate Slow Cooker Cake uses a boxed cake mix for convenience.
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 614kcal
Author: Lana Stuart

Ingredients

  • 15.25 ounces German chocolate cake mix (recommend: Duncan Hines brand)
  • 3.9 ounces instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup water
  • cup canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 9 ounces Baker’s semi-sweet chocolate chopped
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • Cooking spray
  • Whipped cream for serving
  • Crushed peppermint candies for serving

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine cake mix and pudding. Add sour cream, water, oil, and eggs. Mix until well blended using a wooden spoon or electric mixer. Stir in the chopped chocolate and walnuts.
  • Spray the inside of the slow cooker thoroughly with cooking spray. Pour cake mixture into slow cooker and cover. Cook 4-5 hours on low or 3-3 1/2 hours on high. When done, cake will have no wet spots on top and will begin to pull away from sides of cooker.
  • Spoon portions of warm cake into bowls or onto dessert plate. Top with whipped cream and crushed peppermint candy.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1 | Calories: 614kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 562mg | Potassium: 396mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutrition information is calculated by software based on the ingredients in each recipe. It is an estimate only and is provided for informational purposes. You should consult your health care provider or a registered dietitian if precise nutrition calculations are needed for health reasons.

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  1. As folks around here say, “Who’d a thunk it?”

    But, it sounds like one of those things to throw together as you go out the door for errands and the like, so that there’s a treat when you return (probably too exhausted to do anything else).

    Thanks for the idea!

    Miss P