ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Yummy Two Layer Yellow Cake With Milk Chocolate Frosting

Updated on April 13, 2020
Journey * profile image

Nyesha loves writing about cooking/recipes, restaurants, movies, weddings, and poetry.

Yellow cake with chocolate frosting

Yellow cake with chocolate frosting has got to be one of my favorite cake/frosting combinations.


  • I'm usually wary of box cake mixes and frostings because of artificial flavoring and artificial coloring that I would prefer not to have but recently I gave these cake mixes another chance, especially on occasions where I am short on time and would still love to bake cake.
  • This past Valentine's Day is an example of a day where I took to the kitchen to do some cake and cupcake baking.
  • Cake baking in general (sometimes from scratch, sometimes from pre-prepared cake mixes) is something that I just recently took to in the past couple of years.
  • It used to be that I would just cook entrees or appetizers and not bake desserts but I have discovered a new passion for baking dessert cakes.

For the yellow cake with chocolate frosting pictured below, I used Betty Crocker super moist yellow cake mix with pudding in the yellow cake mix and I must say that I am very pleased with the result. Like most individuals I imagine, I love a very moist yellow cake!

For the chocolate frosting, I selected Duncan Hines milk chocolate frosting and it tastes so good. I prefer milk chocolate to dark chocolate.


Delicious yellow cake with creamy milk chocolate frosting
Delicious yellow cake with creamy milk chocolate frosting | Source

How to prepare the yellow cake with chocolate frosting

  • Using a cake mix for a cake recipe is really very easy.
  • The cake mix basically contains all the dry ingredients you will need for baking your cake (for example: flour/cake flour, sugar, baking soda and/or baking powder, possible additional flavoring and coloring some of which may be artificially produced).
  • When you empty the Betty Crocker supermoist boxed cake mix into a bowl, you would typically need to add water, vegetable oil and 3 eggs according to the cake box directions.
  • Mix all of these cake ingredients until smooth.
  • Pour the cake batter into 2 greased and floured 9 inch round baking pans and bake the cakes for just approximately 30 minutes.
  • When you remove the cakes from the oven, allow them to cool for several minutes and shrink away from the edges of the pans slightly then flip the cakes on to plates, careful not to crumble them.
  • Allow the cakes to cool completely and then frost them.
  • To frost the cakes, make sure the frosting is at room temperature.
  • Typically, a new jar of cake frosting would be kept in a cupboard or on a pantry shelf at room temperature.
  • These cake frostings have an indication that says "refrigerate after opening".
  • Thus if you are using a jar of cake frosting that is perhaps half empty and has been refrigerated, allow the frosting to reach room temperature.
  • Then stir the frosting several times (for about 30 seconds).
  • For this 2 layer cake, you'll probably use 1/2 to 3/4 of a jar of frosting.
  • If you have not invested in specific baking tools, you can use something as simple as a butter knife to spread the cake frosting continuing in the same direction as you go.
  • Place one unfrosted cake on top of the other frosted cake and then frost the unfrosted cake to create the two layer cake.
  • Blend the frosting on the sides to create uniformity.
  • It should look like one layer of cake until you slice it and you see the second layer within.
  • Have newspaper or paper towels layered under your cake plate to absorb any mess and wipe excess frosting from the periphery of the plate with a paper towel, before presenting.
  • You'll end up with something that you are happy to present, comparable to cake that you might spend a lot more for in a bakery.
  • You'll spend approximately just $4 on supplies for this cake.
  • An additional plus is that you'll have fun preparing the cake, with love!
  • Keep unused cake covered loosely with foil and in the refrigerator.
  • Enjoy your yellow cake with chocolate frosting!

Do your prefer milk chocolate or dark chocolate?

Milk chocolate or dark chocolate?

See results

Yellow butter cake recipe demonstration -

Claire bakes birthday cake | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appetit


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)