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Mimi's Chocolate Cake

Mimi's Chocolate Cake


  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix (pudding in the mix is OK)
  • 1 package instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • Chocolate or vanilla frosting (homemade frosting preferred)
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips


  1. Mix all ingredients (except chocolate chips and frosting) until smooth
  2. Add with spoon 1 1/2 cups of chocolate chips
  3. Place mix in tube/bundt pan that has been well greased/flavored
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour
  5. Let set for 15-20 minutes and turn out
  6. Frost with chocolate or vanilla frosting