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Double Chocolate Almond Cake

Double Chocolate Almond Cake

This double-rich chocolate cake with a chocolate ganache drizzle will be a favorite dessert of your holiday guests.

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15 min
Prep Time
02 hrs 40 min
Total Time



1 cup sour cream

1/2 cup chocolate-flavored syrup

1/4 cup water

1 (19.8- to 21.5-ounce) package plain brownie mix

1/2 (15.25- to 16.5-ounce) package (2 cups) devil's food cake mix

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

2 teaspoons almond extract

2 teaspoons vanilla

3/4 cup chopped almonds, toasted

Chocolate Ganache

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 teaspoon almond extract

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Generously spray 12-cup Bundt® pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all cake ingredients except almonds in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in almonds.

  3. STEP 3

    Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 55-65 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. (Do not overbake.) Cool 10 minutes; invert onto serving plate. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all chocolate ganache ingredients except almond extract in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly, until chips are melted and mixture is pourable. Stir in 1 teaspoon almond flavoring. Drizzle over cooled cake.

Nutrition (1 serving)

400 Calories
20 Fat (g)
55 Cholesterol (mg)
280 Sodium (mg)
53 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
7 Protein (g)
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