Chili-Chocolate Birthday Cake Southwest Style #Recipe

Beyond easy Chili-Chocolate Birthday Cake—Southwest Style—for Aaron’s birthday in Under a Turquoise Sky.

Super Easy—because remember this is Kailyn baking this!!!!images6


  • 1 box Triple Chocolate Decadent Cake Mix
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon, separated
  • ¼ tsp. plus ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 container cream cheese, vanilla, or chocolate frosting of choice
  • Pastry bag (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare cake mix as directed. You will have your cake batter in 1 bowl and filling in a second bowl.
  2. Add 1 tsp. of cinnamon and ¼ tsp. of cayenne pepper to cake batter and mix well.
  3. Spoon cake batter into greased and floured pans.
  4. Bake cake as directed and cool completely.
  5. Prepare frosting by adding 1 tsp. of cinnamon and ⅛ tsp. of cayenne pepper to each container of frosting that you use. Mix completely and frost cake. For a more decorative look, utilize a frosting bag.


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