Old Fashioned Yum Yum Cake
This vintage recipes for yum yum cake lives up to its name. It's yummy in your tummy.
Why do we call this dessert Texas Yum Yum Cake? Because one bite of this delightful dessert will have you saying, “yum!” Texas Yum Yum Cake is a tried-and-true no bake dessert recipe that everyone will enjoy.
Originating in Texas, this recipe has become popular across all 50 states. It’s just too good to be kept a secret! Instead of resorting to baking a traditional cake in the oven, try this wonderfully easy no bake recipe. The ingredients include chocolate pudding mix, sugar, and whipped topping. The combination of those three ingredients can only lead to a wonderfully creamy and decadent dessert.
Save this recipe for the next time you are craving something sweet. Texas Yum Yum Cake is the perfect easy no bake dessert recipe to serve after a long day, because there’s nothing sweeter than whipped cream and chocolate!
- 3/4 cup butter, melted
- 1 1/2 cup flour
- 1 cup chopped walnuts, divided
- 2 (4-ounce) package chocolate instant pudding
- 3 cups milk
- 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 (16-ounce) tub frozen whipped topping, divided
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray the bottom of a 9 x 13 bake dish.
In a medium bowl, stir together the butter, flour, and half of the walnuts until well combined. Lightly press into the bottom of the prepared bake dish.
Bake 10 minutes or until the crust looks slightly dry on top. Let cool while preparing the filling layers.
In a medium bowl, combine the pudding mix with the milk until thickened. In another bowl, combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar and half of the whipped topping mix, stirring until smooth and well mixed.
Spoon the cream cheese mixture over the cooled crust. Stir the chocolate mixture and carefully spoon it in an even layer over the cream cheese mixture. Top with the remaining whipped topping and sprinkle with the remaining walnuts.
Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator overnight before cutting to serve.
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