CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION CAKE (Version 2)

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Penny Stephenson-Jordan

By
@PennyStephensonJordan

THIS IS ANOTHER WAY TO MAKE THIS DELICIOUS CAKE...ACTUALLY, MY PREFERENCE.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
20-24
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • CAKE:

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    1 cup - shredded sweetened coconut
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    1 cup - chopped nuts of choice
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    1 package - german chocolate cake mix
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    4 lg. - eggs
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    1 1/4 cup milk
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    1 tsp. - vanilla extract
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    3 almond joy candy bars, chopped (reg. size)
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    3 - mounds candy bars, chopped (reg. size)
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE:

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    1/2 cup - (1 stick butter), softened
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    1/8 cup - milk (more if a thinner consistency is desired)
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    2 tablespoons - cocoa powder
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    1 teaspoon - vanilla extract
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    1 1/2 to 2 cups - confectioners' sugar
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    1 cup nuts, chopped nuts

How to Make CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION CAKE (Version 2)

Step-by-Step

  1. * PLEASE READ RECIPE THROUGH CAREFULLY ...
    **Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
    ***Spray a 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan with nonstick spray. (I use 'Baker's Joy).
    2 *Mix the coconut and nuts together in a med. bowl and set aside.

    * Mix the above 2 ingredients (coconut & nuts), German chocolate cake mix, eggs, milk & vanilla extract, in a large mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer on low to med speed for about 2 minutes. Pour badder evenly in prepared pan.
    *Sprinkle the chopped candy bars on top and place in the oven for about 45 to 50 minutes. Prepare glaze while cake is baking.

    CHOCOLATE GLAZE
    *In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the butter, milk, cocoa powder and vanilla extract.

    *Once the butter is melted, remove from the heat.

    *Add the sugar and stir until smooth.

    *Stir in the pecans (if desired)

    *Pour the warm Chocolate Glaze over the cake.

    *Slice and enjoy!

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About CHOCOLATE EXPLOSION CAKE (Version 2)

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




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