Chocolate Praline Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Praline Cake

Mary Jo Terzo

By
@AuntieJoJO

Bake 35 to 45 minutes.

Aunt Dolly Terzo makes this for us.


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Rating:

Serves:

12 to 16

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter or margerine
1/2 c
heavy cream
1 c
packed brown sugar
3/4 c
coarsely chopped pecans
1 pkg
devil's food cake mix
1-1/4 c
water
1/3 c
oil
3
eggs

TOPPING

1-3/4 c
heavy cream
1/4 c
powdered sugar
1/4 tsp
vanilla
12-16
whole pecans, if desired
12-16
chocolate curls, if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325. In small heavy saucepan, combine butter, 1/4 cup heavy cream and brown sugar. Cook over low heat just untill butter is melted, stirring occasionally. Pour into two 9 or 8-inch round cake pans; sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans.
2
In large bowl, combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes at high speed. Carefully spoon batter over pecan mixture.
3
Bake at 325* F. for 35 to 45 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.
4
TOPPING
Whip heavy cream until soft peaks form. Blend in powdered sugar and vanilla.
5
To assemble cake, place 1 layer on serving plate, praline side up. Spread with half of whipped cream. Top with second layer, praline side up; spread top with remaining whipped cream. Garnish with whole pecans and chocolate curls.
6
Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American