Lucky Cakes


"Chocolate cakes with white filling."
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servings 610 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 610 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 27.2 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 86.8g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 660 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Cream together 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup shortening and eggs. Combine 1 cup milk plus 1 teaspoon vinegar. Add to mixture with vanilla, blending well. Set aside.
  3. Mix together flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, and cocoa in a separate bowl. Gradually add to creamed mixture until well blended. Finally add the boiling water and mix well.
  4. Drop by rounded teaspoonful on to ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove to baking rack to cool.
  5. Cream margarine and shortening. Add 1 cup milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla, continuing to beat. Slowly add pudding mix and 1 cup confectioners' sugar.
  6. Assemble cookies by spreading filling on one side of cookie and then placing another on top.



Made these yesterday but substituted vanilla pudding mix for Cheesecake pudding mix. Everyone LOVED them, and I had to put water in the filling bowl because I kept sticking my fingers in the ex...

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