A-Peel to Your Tastebuds: Make Addictive Chocolate Banana Pudding Cake

banana pudding cakebanana pudding cakeI learned how to first bake cake out of a box, and absolutely love it till this day. I selectively choose the box that clearly states "pudding in the mix." Why would I dare buy a cake mix without pudding in it? As I popped up a box mix not too long ago, I thought "What will this cake taste like if once it's done we add more pudding on top? I tried my experiment out and was pleasantly delighted. I add a few bananas to the top and a glob of whipped cream and cookies. Let's just say everyone was happy.

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Chocolate Banana Pudding Cake

Ingredients:
1 - tablespoon butter
2 - tablespoons sugar
1 - box devil's food cake mix (bake according to directions on the box: water, oil, eggs)
1 - 5.1 oz box of banana instant pudding
2 1/2 - cups cold milk
3 - bananas
4 - cups whipped cream
10 - oreo cookies (remove middle filling, then crush into crumbs)

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.
2. Smear butter into a 9×13 cake pan and grease it entirely on the inside.
3. Pour sugar into the pan and shake around to coat the inside of pan. Discard any remaining sugar.
4. Mix cake mix according to directions on the box.
5. Bake cake for 33 minutes.
6. Remove cake from oven and allow it to cool for 30 minutes.
7. Pour pudding mix into a bowl along with the milk, and whisk for 5 minutes to thicken. Set to the side.
8. With a stick or the thin end of a wooden spoon make holes in the cake.
9. Pour the pudding onto the cake and spread it evenly on top as if frosting the cake.
10. Place in the fridge for 2 hours.
11. Cut bananas into slices and place on top of pudding.
12. Then spread whipped cream on top of banana layer.
13. Sprinkle oreo cookie crumbs on top of whipped cream as a final layer.
14. Place back in the fridge for a minimum of 1 hour.
15. Cut and enjoy!

- By Nicole Presley
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