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    Chocolate Amaretto Pound Cake

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 30 mins

    15 mins

    1 hr 15 mins

    acerast's Note:

    Dusted with confectioner's sugar, this appears to be a simple pound cake...however, in the mouth it is anything but simple! This cake is moist, dense, and very chocolatey-almondy-buttery..... just down right delicious!! I have been making this recipe for years and like to serve it with real whipped cream. This is another creation by Boston caterer, Ellen Helman, from The Uncommon Gourmet.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 10

    Yield:

    bundt c ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Position an oven rack in the center of the oven.
    2. 2
      Preheat the oven to 325°F
    3. 3
      Grease a 10-inch bundt pan.
    4. 4
      In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter.
    5. 5
      Gradually add the sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
    6. 6
      Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    7. 7
      Add the Amaretto, beat to blend.
    8. 8
      In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa, salt, and baking powder.
    9. 9
      Add the dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk, mixing until evenly blended.
    10. 10
      Pour batter into the prepared pan.
    11. 11
      Bake for 1 hour and 15 to 20 minutes, until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
    12. 12
      Let the cake cool in the pan for 15 minutes.
    13. 13
      Remove the cake from the pan to a rack to cool completely.
    14. 14
      Dust with confectioner's sugar.
    15. 15
      Great with real whipped cream.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 29, 2012

      55

      OMG!!! My family has fallen in love with this cake. I added a chocolate ameretto glaze drizzled over the top and served with fresh whip cream - WOW!! thank you for this recipe!!

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    • on May 10, 2012

      55

      What a delicious recipe!!! I made it for family and friends then I made another one for workmates and it was a huge success! Thanks so much for the recipe!!

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    • on December 06, 2008

      55

      Delicious! Rich and dense, redolent of Amaretto and chocolate. Next time I will whip my cream with some Amaretto in place of sugar for sweetener. Thanks, Acerast! Made for US Regional Cookbooks Tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Amaretto Pound Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (175 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 627.6
     
    Calories from Fat 282
    44%
    Total Fat 31.3 g
    48%
    Saturated Fat 18.9 g
    94%
    Cholesterol 167.1 mg
    55%
    Sodium 548.4 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 84.2 g
    28%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 61.3 g
    245%
    Protein 8.0 g
    16%

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    Amaretto

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