Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
1 yellow cake mix (generic works fine)
1 sm. box chocolate pudding
2 c. milk
1/2 c. chopped nuts (optional)
1/2-1c. chocolate chips (NEVER an option)
Mix first four ingredients in mixer till blended and smooth. Pour into greased 9 x 13 pan. Sprinkle nuts and chocolate chips on top. Bake at 350 for 35-45 minutes-till the top springs back when lightly touched. Served warm or cool.