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Snowball Cake {Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Cake}

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Classic, easy Snowball cake recipe, which is a cheesecake stuffed chocolate cake. A doctored cake mix recipe, loaded with pudding frosting & coconut!

*This post is sponsored by Lunchbox so that I can make this snowball cake. As always, all photography and opinions are mine.*

The first time I had a snowball cake was about three years ago at a FANCY restaurant. I was so intrigued by the name that I ordered it right away. It’s still one of the the BEST desserts I have ever eaten.

Classic Snowball Cake Recipe

Basically, this snowball cake has everything I am crazy about, packed into a neat little dome shape:

  • Cheesecake
  • Devil’s food cake
  • Pudding
  • Frosting
  • Coconut

This dessert is worth every single calorie.

Easy Snowball Cake Recipe

I wanted to LEARN how to make this cake at home and I found a recipe HERE that was very EASY to follow and and it starts off with a cake mix.

It tasted exactly like the Snowball Cake I had at that fancy restaurant…Yay!

How to Make Snowball Cake

I had ASSUMED that the cake is baked first and the center is hollowed out and filled with cheesecake.

But I was wrong… the cake and cheesecake are actually both baked TOGETHER.

Isn’t that the COOLEST thing ever?!

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Snowball Cake Recipe

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 5 mins
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins

Classic, easy Snowball cake recipe, which is a cheesecake stuffed chocolate cake. A doctored cake mix recipe, loaded with pudding frosting & coconut!

Servings: 15 slices
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 280 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 1 box Devil's food cake mix + Ingredients listed on the box
Cheesecake filling:
  • 8 oz Philadelphia cream cheese (1 package)
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 3.4 oz Package JELL-O vanilla flavor instant pudding powder (1 package)
  • 1 cup Cold milk
  • 1/4 cup Powdered sugar
  • 8 oz Cool Whip topping (1 tub)
  • 1 cup Shredded coconut


  1. Prepare the cake batter, based on the instructions on the box.
  2. In a separate mixing bowl, prepare the cheesecake filling by mixing cream cheese, egg and sugar until well-blended.
  3. Pour the cake batter into a greased and floured 2 1/2 quart oven-safe bowl.
  4. Spoon the cheesecake mixture in the center of the cake batter.
  5. Bake the cake for 1 hour 5 minutes at 350 degrees.
  6. While the cake is baking, prepare the frosting by adding instant vanilla pudding powder, cold milk
  7. and powdered sugar in a mixing bowl. Beat everything for about 2 minutes until everything is properly combined. Then, stir in Cool Whip. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  8. When the cake has cooled down, remove it from the bowl and place it on a cake dish.
  9. Use a spatula to cover the cake in frosting and top it all off with shredded coconut.
Nutrition Facts
Snowball Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 353mg15%
Potassium 177mg5%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 270IU5%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Until next time, tata my lovelies!

4 comments on “Snowball Cake {Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Cake}”

  1. That cake is just gorgeous!!! Love your creations on youtube too.

  2. You had me at cheesecake!! This cake sounds absolutely delectable and delicious!

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