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Snowball Cake Recipe

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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!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 5 mins
Decorating time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Servings 15 slices
Calories 280
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


  • Prepare the cake batter, based on the instructions on the box.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, prepare the cheesecake filling by mixing cream cheese, egg and sugar until well-blended.
  • Pour the cake batter into a greased and floured 2 1/2 quart oven-safe bowl.
  • Spoon the cheesecake mixture in the center of the cake batter.
  • Bake the cake for 1 hour 5 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • While the cake is baking, prepare the frosting by adding instant vanilla pudding powder, cold milk
  • 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.
  • When the cake has cooled down, remove it from the bowl and place it on a cake dish.
  • Use a spatula to cover the cake in frosting and top it all off with shredded coconut.


Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 353mg | Potassium: 177mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1.5mg