Fudgy Chocolate Torte

Moist pockets of fudge will thrill chocolate lovers!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1/3
cup sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ chocolate fudge cake mix
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3/4
cup applesauce
2
eggs
1/3
cup chopped pecans

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour 9- or 10-inch springform pan, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave condensed milk and chocolate chips uncovered on Medium (50%) about 1 minute or until chocolate can be stirred smooth; set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat dry cake mix and oil with electric mixer on low speed about 15 seconds or until crumbly; reserve 2/3 cup. Beat applesauce and eggs into remaining cake mixture on low speed 30 seconds (batter will be grainy), then beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Spread in pan.
  • 4 Drop chocolate mixture by teaspoonfuls over batter, dropping more around edge than in center. Stir pecans into reserved cake mixture; crumble over batter. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center is set; cool 10 minutes. Remove side of pan; cool completely, about 2 hours. Store covered.

Expert Tips

Slivered or sliced almonds make a good alternative to the pecans.

What to do with leftover sweetened condensed milk? Try drizzling over baked apples 15 minutes before they’re done for a sweet and shiny finish!

Serve torte with an easy fudge sauce. In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk and 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips uncovered on Medium (50%) about 1 minute or until chocolate can be stirred smooth. Stir in 2 tablespoons whipping cream.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.