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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake on a cake stand

Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cake topped with Chocolate Ganache

Our Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake is Rich, Uber Chocolatey, and Super Moist! We Start With a Cake Mix So Not Ony Is this Delicious, It's Easy To Make Too!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cake Topped With Chocolate Ganache
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 601kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 1 18.5 Ounce Box Chocolate or Devils Food Cake Mix- Without Pudding (I use Duncan Hines)
  • 1/3 Cup Sugar
  • 8 Ounces Sour Cream
  • 2/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 6 Ounces Bittersweet Chocolate Chips

Ganache Icing:

  • 6 Ounces Bittersweet Chocolate Chips at Room Temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter at Room Temperature
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream


  • 6 Ounces Bittersweet Chocolate Chips at Room Temperature


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Generously spray a 12 cup bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add cake mix, sugar, sour cream, and oil and mix on low speed for 1 minute.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition.
  • Increase mixer speed to medium and beat for 4 minutes.
  • Add vanilla and chocolate chips and mix on low speed until the chips are evenly distributed.
  • Pour the batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven 60-65 minutes or until a tester inserted into the middle of cake comes out clean.
  • Allow cake to cool in pan then invert onto a cake plate.
  • When cake is cooled, make ganache.
  • In a glass bowl, combine the chocolate and butter.
  • In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the cream to a boil. While cream is heating, microwave chocolate and butter for 30 seconds at 100% power. Immediately pour the cream over the chocolate and butter. Whisk until the mixture melts and becomes smooth.
  • Pour the ganache over the top of the cake. Allow the ganache to set for about 20 minutes, then cut cake and serve.


Serving: 1/12 of the recipe | Calories: 601kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 513mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 0.8mg