Lela, Credit: I don’t recommend leaving it out. You can also use different pudding flavors and match it with different cake flavors. This cake comes together in a jiffy with boxed cake mix! The halloween version would be such a fun treat to celebrate the holiday. I’m gonna need you to calm yerself before you gaze upon it’s creamy light deliciousness. Set aside. Thanks for visting and sharing! I copied it and tucked it away, until now. I may have to make that next! Looks so delicious and pretty. But you only live once! I started this cake with an orange cake mix, then kicked it up. i want to try this, but as a diabetic could i use fruit only? Also, I had difficulty getting the icing whipped. All Rights Reserved. Spoon the Cool Whip over the pudding layer. This mixture layered with pound cake and a fruit or pie filling. Change up the flavor by using a different pie filling. What a great cake. I just read your comment. Required fields are marked *, Stay up to date. Fold carefully to keep it light and fluffy. | Trellis Framework by Mediavine, Set of 3 Stainless Steel Whisk 8"+10"+12", Kitchen Balloon Hand Stainless Whisk Set for Blending Whisking Beating Stirring by Ouddy, Cake Carrier Holder Cover by Sweet Course Official Large Round Container with Collapsible Handles. . There’s the constant stirring and babying the mixture. and simply bring me a spoon and a tub o’filling from Costco! Have you tried my Angel Food Cake recipe, yet? instant pudding; Cool Whip nondairy whipped topping; How do I make this frosting? Thank you, Matt. I love beautiful layer cakes and the orange cream flavor sounds amazing! Get ready for a cake-filling, cupcake-topping, spoon-eating recipe to end all recipes. I’m just seeing this. Bake 350 for 20 minutes. Can I use a Bunct pan instead of the layers?? This Dirt Cake recipe is easy and ideal for summer. Yes it would make wonderful cupcakes and yes follow direction/cook times for cupcakes. You may want to order it from my Amazon Store. Just put some gummy worms in it and then you have worms in the dirt cake, haha. Not only did I use instant pudding in the cake, I also used it in the icing. And yes, “SHUGARY” is spelled correctly. [Tweet “Yep. It resembles a bread pudding but without any baking required! For this step, I wanted something a little thicker than your standard vanilla pudding that wouldn’t take a lot of effort. I can never resist the combo of cherry and almond flavor together, so I also sprinkled slivered almonds on top of the cake before ladling it into bowls to serve. (don't make the pudding recipe, we'll use it dry. Cool whip goes in next to make the whole mixture light, fluffy and creamy! I use vegetable oil and canola oil interchangebly. Hi, Paula…what is sweet milk? Dirt Cake is a runaway hit with kids and adults will love it too! Repeat layers. You can serve the dirt cake either in a trifle bowl or a 13 x 9 cake pan.