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Chocolate Swirl Muffin Cake

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16
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Need a little indulgence? Rely on a muffin mix to make quick work out of a chocolaty cake you can serve anytime.

Ingredients

Filling

1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4
cup whipping cream
1
teaspoon vanilla

Cake

2
boxes (14.75 oz each) Betty Crocker™ chocolate chip muffin & quick bread mix
1 1/2
cups milk
3/4
cup butter, melted
4
eggs

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Generously spray 12-cup bundt cake pan with cooking spray with flour.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, cook all filling ingredients over medium-low heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until smooth. Remove 1/3 cup filling for glaze; set aside. Freeze remaining filling 15 minutes until thick like pudding.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together all cake ingredients. Spoon half the batter into pan. Remove filling from freezer. Carefully spoon filling in center of batter to within 1/2 inch of pan edges. Spoon remaining batter over filling.
  • 4 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes. Run metal spatula around outer and inside edges of pan to loosen cake; turn upside down onto serving platter. Cool completely or at least 2 hours.
  • 5 When ready to serve, in small microwavable bowl heat reserved 1/3 cup filling uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds or until smooth and pourable. Pour reserved filling on cake to glaze. Store covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

It is very important that cooking spray with flour is used for coating the pan. It will help with successful removal from the pan.

Tipping this cake out too early can result in the cake coming out in pieces. Waiting the full 20 minutes will ensure success.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
33g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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