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In author Roald Dahl’s book “Matilda,” there’s a character named Bruce Bogtrotter. As many of you probably know, Bruce stole a slice of his teacher Miss Trunchbull’s favorite chocolate cake. As a punishment for stealing a slice of her cake, Trunchbull makes him eat the rest of the enormous cake.
The movie version of “Matilda”—starring Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito and Rhea Pearlman—came out in 1996. For the movie’s 20th anniversary, Delish had the brilliant idea to make their own Matilda-inspired chocolate cake.
Take Devil’s Food cake mix
Add pudding mix
Add Greek Yogurt
Mix it all up
Prep the cake pan
Pour the mixture into the pan
Bake three separate times as shown
Now for the frosting
Get it to the bubbling point
Add the chocolate chips
Let it cool
Here’s the bottom cake later- add frosting on the top, then repeat with layers two and three
(On the sides, too)
Time to cut the cake!
Here’s the entire video—enjoy! (With a cold glass of milk.)