Double Chocolate Almond Cake

Double Chocolate Almond Cake Recipe
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This double rich chocolate cake with a chocolate ganache drizzle will be a favorite dessert of your holiday guests.
15 min
Prep Time
2:40
Total Time
16 servings

Ingredients

Cake

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 flavoring
2 teaspoons
vanilla
3/4 cup
chopped almonds, toasted

Chocolate Ganache

1 cup
real semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 tablespoon
vegetable oil
1 teaspoon
almond flavoring

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Generously spray 12-cup Bundt® pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine all cake ingredients exceptalmonds in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in almonds.
  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. Combine all chocolate ganache ingredientsexceptalmond flavoring 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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I would like to know how to adjust this recipe for high altitude baking. I made it in NY and it was delicious. Here in New Mexico, it has a tough texture. The ganache turned out a bit grainy too. Any ideas?

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