• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    This recipe makes enough for three 8-inch round layers OR two 9-inch layers + 6 cupcakes.

    Ingredients

    • CAKE:
    • One 18.25-ounce box of chocolate cake mix
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup granulated white sugar
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/3 cups water
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 4 large eggs
    • CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
    • 1/2 cup salted butter, at room temperature
    • 3 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
    • 1 pound powdered sugar, sifted
    • 1/4 cup milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 cup dark chocolate chips (or chopped dark chocolate)
    • DECOR:
    • Three 4.5-ounce Giant Kit Kat Bars (you'll need 36 Kit Kat sticks total)
    • One 12.6-ounce bag M&M's
    • Ribbon

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 484 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.62%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 53.44%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 50 mg 16.54%
    • Sodium: 314 mg 13.09%
    • Calcium: 53 mg 5.3%
    • Potassium: 37 mg 1.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.32%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 77 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.34%
    • Sugar: 63 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.97%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.78%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq