Chocolate Cream Ornament Cake

11  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 1 hr 20 min total
  • Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (87 g) each.

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Chocolate Cream Ornament Cake Recipe


  • 1 pkg.  (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
  • 1 pkg.  (4-serving size) chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 1 pkg.  (250 g) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping
  • 1 ice cream cone
  • 1 piece red string licorice (2 inch)
  •  decorating gel
  •  coloured sugar


  • Heat  oven to 350°F. testing
  • testing  Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round cake layers, blending dry pudding mix into batter before pouring into prepared pans. Cool cakes in pans 10 min. Invert onto wire racks; gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
  • Beat  cream cheese and icing sugar in small bowl with mixer until well blended. Gently stir in Cool Whip until well blended.
  • Stack  cake layers on plate, filling with 1/3 of the cream cheese mixture. Frost top and side with remaining cream cheese mixture.
  • Poke  2 small holes in bottom of ice cream cone; insert ends of licorice into holes leaving small loop at top. Place cone next to cake to resemble ornament hanger. Decorate top of cake with decorating gel and coloured sugar as desired. Keep refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseYou'll know it's a special occasion when you get to enjoy a serving of this festive cake.

Easy Decorating TipFor fun and easy patterns, place cookie cutters on top of cake and fill in shape with coloured sugar.


Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (87 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 400 
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 60 mg
  • Sodium 370 mg
  • Carbohydrate 58 g
  • Dietary fibre 1 g
  • Sugars 40 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 10 %DV