Servings: 16

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 31

Preparation Time: 40 Minutes

Cooking Time: 60 Minutes

Ready In: 100 Minutes


  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • Fresh berries, optional
  • 1½ Cups well shaken buttermilk
  • 1½ Cups cocoa powder – regular, not dutch
  • 1½ Cups hot brewed coffee
  • 1 cup cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2½ Cups flour
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 (3.4 oz) boxes instant chocolate pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • 6-8 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1¼ tsp salt
  • 4oz semi-sweet chocolate
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla
  • ¾ Cups vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.Finely chop the chocolate (or cheat and use chips) and place in a heat proof bowl
  2. Pour hot coffee over the chocolate and let stand, stirring occasionally until chocolate is melted.Beat eggs in mixer until thick and lemon colored
  3. Slowly add oil to eggs, followed by slowly adding buttermilk and then vanilla
  4. Add chocolate mixture SLOWLY and beat until well combined.In another bowl, sift together sugar, flour, cocoa, soda, powder, salt
  5. Add this mixture gradually to liquids and beat on medium speed just until combined.Pour into lightly greased pans and bake 40-60 minutes – until center is set (time depends on size pan)
  6. Don’t overbake.Place pudding mix, milk, and cream in a large bowl and whisk together until mix is totally dissolved, about 2-3 minutes
  7. Chill until ready to assemble.Put all ingredients in stand mixer with whisk attachment and beat until firm peaks form
  8. *Note: the amount of powdered sugar just depends on personal preference.

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