Piano Cake

3  Ratings
  • 35 min prep
  • 2 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

Piano Cake Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
  • 1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) chocolate fudge instant pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping, divided
  • 2 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 1 LU Le Petit Beurre Biscuit


  • Prepare  cake batter and bake as directed on package for 13x9-inch pan, lining pan with foil sprayed with cooking spray before adding batter. Cool cake in pan 15 min.; invert onto wire rack. Remove pan; cool cake completely. Cut cake into pieces and arrange on platter as shown in the picture for the piano and piano bench; set aside. Discard cake trimmings or reserve for snacking.
  • Beat  dry pudding mix, sugar and milk with whisk 2 min. Stir in 1 cup COOL WHIP; use to frost piano and bench pieces. Spread remaining COOL WHIP into rectangle on top of piano as shown in photo.
  • Melt  chocolate as directed on package; pour into resealable plastic bag. Seal bag. Cut small piece off 1 bottom corner of bag; use to draw piano keys on cake. Use any remaining chocolate to draw small music notes on biscuit; place on cake for sheet music. Refrigerate 30 min. or until glaze is firm. Keep cake refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseThis cake will be a hit at your next special occasion. At 12 servings, it makes enough to feed a crowd.

Ivory Grand PianoFor an ivory piano, prepare using a white cake mix and vanilla instant pudding mix.


Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 320 
    • Total fat 17 g
    • Saturated fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 45 mg
    • Sodium 440 mg
    • Carbohydrate 43 g
    • Dietary fiber 2 g
    • Total sugars 28 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 5 g
    • Vitamin A 2 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 15 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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