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90% would make again

Checkerboard Cake

Tasty Team


for 12 servings

  • 1 chocolate cake, prepared, 9 inches (23 cm)
  • 1 yellow cake, prepared, 9 inches (23 cm)
  • chocolate frosting

Nutrition Info

    Calories 257
    Fat 2g
    Carbs 57g
    Fiber 1g
    Sugar 29g
    Protein 2g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Slice the top of both cakes to create a flat surface.
  2. Cut both cakes in half widthwise to create four cakes.
  3. Place a small plate on top of the cake and cut around to create a smaller circle.
  4. Place a glass in the middle of the cake and cut around to create an even smaller circle.
  5. Assemble the first layer by placing the outside chocolate ring on a plate or cake stand. Insert the next yellow cake ring and then the inner chocolate cake ring.
  6. Frost the cake with a thin layer of frosting in between each layer.
  7. Continue forming layers alternating the colors on the outside.
  8. After the fourth layer frost the entire cake and cool in the refrigerator.
  9. Slice and serve.
  10. Enjoy!

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