French Vanilla Surprise Cake

French Vanilla Surprise Cake

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From a Betty Crocker cake mix package many years ago...

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Serves:
16
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE

  • 1 pkg
    french vanilla cake mix, prepared according to package directions
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped almonds (can also use toasted coconut or a combination of both)
  • 1/2 c
    ready-to-spread chocolate frosting
  • GLAZE

  • 1/2 c
    ready-to-spread chocolate frosting
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    hot water

How to Make French Vanilla Surprise Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 12-cup bundt pan.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Stir in chopped almonds. Reserve 1 cup of batter.
  3. Pour remaining batter into bundt pan.
  4. Stir 1/2 cup of frosting into the reserved cup of cake batter. Spoon this mixture in a continuous narrow ring, about 1 inch wide, onto center of batter in pan. Mixture should not touch center or side of pan.
  5. Bake as directed on package, about 40 - 45 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before turning onto cake serving plate. Cool completely.
  6. GLAZE - Mix 1/2 cup frosting with hot water until thin enough to drizzle. (Can also microwave just the icing until it melts.) Spread glaze over cake, letting some drizzle down the sides.

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About French Vanilla Surprise Cake

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



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