Hershey's Special Dark Snack Cake Medley

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Coconut flakes, Chopped Nuts and Dark Chocolate; Oh My! Hershey's Special Dark Snack Cake Medley is a study in light and dark -- light cake with dark chocolate, that is. This recipe is perfect for everyday snacking, or for any special occasion!

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  • Prepare CREAM CHEESE FILLING: Place chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and smooth when stirred.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl until well blended. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add melted chocolate, beating until well blended. Set aside.
  • Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add water, oil, eggs, vinegar and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes or until well blended. Pour 3 cups batter into prepared pan. Gently drop cream cheese filling onto batter by heaping teaspoonfuls. Carefully spoon remaining batter over filling. Combine chocolate chips, coconut and nuts; sprinkle over top of batter.
  • Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into cake center comes out almost clean and cake starts to crack slightly. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover; store leftover cake in refrigerator.