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Easy Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe
5 from 3 votes

Chocolate Pound Cake

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Quick and easy chocolate pound cake recipe, homemade with simple ingredients. Rich, soft, moist, starts off with cake mix, packed with chocolate chips.

Servings: 10 Slices
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cake, doctored cake mix recipe, easy cake
Calories: 447 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1 cup Sour cream Full fat
  • 1/3 cup Oil
  • 4 Eggs Large
  • 1/2 cup Water Room temperature
  • 1 box Chocolate cake mix
  • 1 box Instant chocolate pudding mix 3.9 oz. box
  • 1 cup Chocolate chips Mini, Semisweet


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add sour cream, oil, eggs, water and mix until smooth.

  2. Add cake mix, pudding mix, and mix until just combined.

  3. Fold in chocolate chips.

  4. Pour batter in a greased and floured loaf pan (Dimensions: 9x5). You can also use 2 smaller loaf pans or even a 10-12 cup bundt pan

  5. Toss some more chocolate chips on top, if you like. 

  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until an inserted toothpick in the center comes out clean. 

  7. Let it cool down and drizzle a glaze, if you like. Enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Pound Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 447 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 549mg23%
Potassium 221mg6%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 35g39%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 280IU6%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 122mg12%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.