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Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Cake

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Cake

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
cups granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup buttermilk
1/2
cup water
1/4
cup bourbon or water
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
eggs
4
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled
1
cup chopped pecans

Chocolate Glaze

1
oz unsweetened baking chocolate
1
teaspoon butter or margarine
1
cup powdered sugar
5
to 6 teaspoons boiling water

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 10-inch angel food cake (tube) pan or 12-cup fluted tube cake pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat all Cake ingredients except pecans with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in pecans. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In 2-quart saucepan, melt 1 ounce chocolate and 1 teaspoon butter over low heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in powdered sugar and water until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle cooled cake with Chocolate Glaze.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

No buttermilk? Measure 2 1/4 teaspoons vinegar into measuring cup; add enough milk to make 3/4 cup. Stir and let sit a few minutes.

Sprinkle cake top with additional chopped nuts for a special touch.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
33g
33%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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