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Dessert Recipes

Hot Cocoa Cakes

Extra moist cake meets the nostalgic flavor of Mom’s hot cocoa. Your friends and family will ask for it every year!


12 - 12 serving

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  • Butter-flavor cooking spray
  • 2 c. milk
  • such as Betty Crocker
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 c. canola oil
  • such as Jell-O
  • Miniature marshmallows
  • such as Hershey's


Coat 5-qt. slow cooker with cooking spray. In small pot, heat milk over high heat until almost boiling. Remove from heat; reserve.

In large bowl, combine cake mix, 1 ¼ cups water, eggs, and oil; beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Transfer batter to slow cooker. Sprinkle dry pudding mix over cake batter. Slowly pour in hot milk. Cover; cook on low heat 4 hours.  (Do not lift lid for first 2 hours of cooking).

Turn off slow cooker. Sprinkle cake with 1 cup marshmallows. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Serve warm by scooping out cake. Top with additional marshmallows and chocolate syrup.

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