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chocolate kahlua cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
virginia duncan
decatur, AR

I'm making Kahlua this year so this is a good recipe to try it out. It calls for Kahlua frosting I'll put it on the next recipe.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 35 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate kahlua cake

  • 3/4 c
    butter softened
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 4
  • 2
    1-ounce squares of unsweetened chocolate(meltp
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 1/4 c
    cake flour(sifted)
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tatar
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    hazelenuts or pecans, toasted and divided

How To Make chocolate kahlua cake

  • 1
    Beat butter at medium speed with mixer; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition. Add chocolate and Kahlua; beat until well blended.
  • 2
    Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition.
  • 3
    Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350 for 18 to 23 minutes or until a wooden pick comes out clean. Cool in pans completely on wire racks.
  • 4
    Stir 1/2 cup nuts into 1 cup Chocolate Kahlua Frosting; spread between layers. Spread remaining frosting on top and sides. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cups of nuts on top.