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Death By Chocolate II Recipe

Death By Chocolate II

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"Also known as Killer Cake or Punch Bowl Dessert. Definitely one of the best!"

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Original recipe makes 1 large punch bowl Change Servings


  1. Bake cake according to package directions for one 9x13 inch cake. When cake is cool poke holes in the top and pour the coffee liqueur over it. Break up the cake into 1 inch cubes and set aside.
  2. Mix the pudding mixes with the milk until thick.
  3. In a large punch bowl layer 1/2 of the cake cubes, 1/2 of the pudding, 1/2 of the crushed candy bars, and 1/2 of the whipped topping. Repeat layers following the same order. Sprinkle top toasted almonds and any additional crushed butter toffee candy bars, if desired. Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving.
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Mar 26, 2003

This is the perfect PMS recipe!

Nov 14, 2008

Yummy! I made this with oreo cookies because I didn't feel like hunting down the toffee bars and skipped the almonds because I topped it with the crushed cookies. This is so yummy! I almost tried butterfinger bars but chickened out. Don't know why, I think it would be hard to make this taste bad.


16 Ratings

Mar 24, 2004

Very good when made with brownie mixes instead of cake mixes too. I made it for a BBQ and it was devoured even before the meal!

Dec 13, 2010

Wow, this is sinfully good! I did a little scaling as the recipe makes a huge amount and I wanted to use my trifle bowl. I used 3 of the smaller boxes of pudding mix with 6 cups of milk. Instead of the frozen topping I made real whipped cream, using a pint of heavy cream and just a little sugar. I used only a little over half of the cake and could have done with a little less pudding too. The recipe does say to use a large punch bowl....their not kidding!

Aug 25, 2011

I make this often for large get togethers and everyone loves it! I use Kahlua flavored syrup in the chocolate cake after it is baked and crumbled. I also skip the candy bars & almonds. I wipe the inside of the bowl with a paper towel after each layer to give a cleaner look.

Dec 21, 2010

Another keeper. Serves a big crowd. 6 adults & 4 kids hardly put a dent in it! Easy to make - add your own favorites. I thought I was in trouble when I saw that I had purchased INSTANT pudding by mistake, but it turned out great! Such an attractive dish!

Jul 20, 2010

This is pretty well my Death by Chocolate recipe except I use Kahlua instead of coffee liqueur and Skor chocolate bars. I also add zest of one orange to pudding, add a layer of canned mandarine orange & top with mandarines. It's yummy!

Oct 15, 2006

Mmmmm... this stuff is so good. Makes alot, which isn't a problem because everyone was more than happy to take some of the leftovers home!


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  • Calories
  • 570 kcal
  • 28%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 72.6 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 27.4 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 673 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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