Chocolate Praline Layer Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Praline Layer Cake

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Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
whipping cream
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 c
pecans, coarsely chopped
1 box
devil's food cake mix
1.25 c
water
1/3 c
oil
3
eggs
1.75 c
whipping cream
1/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1/4 tsp
vanilla
whole pecans
chocolate curls

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2
In small heavy saucepan, combine butter, 1/4 cup whipping cream and brown sugar.
3
Cook over low heat, just until butter is melted, stirring occasionally.
4
Pour into 2 8 or 9" round cake pans; sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans.
5
In large bowl, combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes at highest speed.
6
Carefully, spoon batter over pecan mixture.
7
Bake at 325 for 35 to 45 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center.
8
Cool 5 minutes.
9
Remove from pans.
10
Cool completely.
11
In small bowl, beat 1 3/4 cups whipping cream until soft peaks form.
12
Blend in powdered sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form.
13
To assemble cake, place 1 layer on serving plate, praline side up.
14
Spread with 1/2 of whipped cream.
15
Top with second layer, praline side up; spread top with remaining whipping cream.
16
Garnish with whole pecans and chocolate curls, if desired.
17
Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy