Go Back
+ servings
Crack Cake Recipe

Crack Cake Recipe

This easy Crack Cake Recipe starts out with a box cake mix and dresses it up with vanilla pudding and white wine for an experience so addictive you won’t be able to just have one piece!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bundt cake, crack cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 464 kcal


  • Cake Ingredients:
  • 1 package 15.25 oz, yellow cake mix
  • 1 small package 3.4 oz, instant vanilla pudding
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup white wine


  1. Preheat oven to 350 and grease a bundt pan generously with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Add cake mix, vanilla pudding, sugars and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  3. Add eggs, water, oil and wine and mix well until combined.
  4. Pour into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Remove from oven and set aside for 10 minutes while making the sauce.
  7. To make the sauce, add butter, sugar and wine to a sauce pan.
  8. Heat over medium heat stirring frequently until boiling. Continue to stir and boil for 1 minute or until sugar is no longer grainy.
  9. Pour over warm cake and let set before inverting cake onto a plate.
  10. Cut and serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Crack Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 464
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.