1 Vanilla cake mix (with the pudding in it)1 small chocolate instant pudding mix (2 vanilla’s if you want only a vanilla cake…)1 small vanilla instant pudding mix5 eggs (4 for regular altitude)1 ½ cup water½ cup vegetable oil1 cup chocolate chips (dark or bittersweet)1 cup chopped nuts (if desired)½ cup flour (if high altitude)Mix lightly by hand 50 strokes or by mixer 20 sec. There will be some mix that has not blended well.Pour into 2 round cake pans (8 or 9 inch) greased well and floured if necessary.Bake 350 for aprox 40 minutes.Remove cakes on cooling rack, and bring to room temperature. Beat whipping cream (pt size) till very firm. Add powered sugar and vanilla to taste.
Put fern greens on cake plate. Add one of the cakes on top. Frost with whipping cream. Add next layer of cake and frost all the cake with the remaining whipped cream. Top with chocolate dipped strawberries. Add remaining strawberries around the edges of the cake. Put in refrigerator and let chill.