Chocolate Delight

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Servings: 20 servings
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: follow cake mix and pudding mix directions
Difficulty: Easy

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Chocolate sauce or syrup, any variety, for garnish
2 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoon confectioner’s sugar
1 cup chopped pecans, lightly toasted
3   3 1/2-ounce packages instant chocolate pudding mix, regular or sugar free
1   18 1/2-ounce package devil’s food chocolate cake mix


Prepare the cake mix and bake in a 13 by 9-inch pan according to package directions.  Let cool thoroughly, then cut into cubes about the size of a walnut.

Prepare the chocolate pudding according to package directions.

In a medium bowl, whip the cream with the sugar until stiff.

To assemble: In a trifle bowl, layer half the chocolate cake cubes, pudding, whipped cream, chocolate sauce or syrup and nuts.  Repeat, layering the remaining ingredients, ending with whipped cream and nuts.  Drizzle decoratively with chocolate sauce or syrup.

PD & Friends, pg. 52

Recipe Courtesy Paula Deen

Show: Paula's Home Cooking/Paula Deen and Friends cookbook/Christmas with Paula Deen cookbook
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By Anonymous on January 14, 2011


Great recipe!! I dont use the pecans and instead of making the whip cream i just buy it already made! it makes it go so much faster but it tastes the same!!

By Anonymous on April 20, 2010


All I can say is Amazing! I added an extra touch by drizzling caramel over the top and garnishing with a few fresh strawberries! This was a big hit at my family reunion!

By Anonymous on March 19, 2010


By AnonymouzOne on February 15, 2010


The Chocolate Delight is a wonderful treat.Made one for my hubby birthday gathering after that he just look it.So now I have to make it for Christmas.Really its light and you can use cool whip if dont want to make the fresh whip cream.Its wonderful in the fridge the next day top off with cherries.

By Anonymous on December 22, 2009


This recipe is to die for...everyone absolutely loved it. This Thanksgiving I have a new crowd to try it on.

By Anonymous on November 24, 2009


I have made this dessert many times and it is always a huge hit with everyone.. Terri Oak Ridge, NJ

By Anonymous on November 11, 2009

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