Seven Layer Cake


(from scottsmom’s recipe box)

Notes: If you want, go all chocolate and use a frozen chocolate pound cake.

Source: mr. food

Prep time: 15 minutes
Serves 8 people

Categories: cakes, desserts


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 13- to 16-ounce frozen pound cake
  • 2 tablespoon chopped walnuts


  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, melt butter and chocolate chips over medium heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Remove from heat and add confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring thoroughly after each addition.

  2. With a serrated knife, carefully slice frozen cake into 7 horizontal slices.

  3. Reserve 1/2 cup of chocolate sauce for frosting sides of cake. Place bottom slice on a platter and spread 2 tablespoons of remaining sauce over slice. Place second slice over first, and spread with 2 tablespoons chocolate sauce. Repeat with remaining layers and sauce.

  4. Spread sides with reserved sauce and evenly sprinkle top with nuts. Refrigerate 1 hour. Slice and serve.

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