Chocolate Praline Layer Cake with Topping

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

Chocolate layer cake

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In small saucepan, combine butter, 1/4 cup whipping cream and brown sugar.
  3. Cook over low heat just until butter is melted.
  4. Pour into two 9 or 8 inch round cake pans, sprinkle chopped pecans evenly over mixture.
  5. Combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs and mix until moistened, then beat on high for two minutes.
  6. Spoon over pecan mixture.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 40 minutes or until cakes tests done.
  8. Cool 5 minutes in pans, remove from pans and cool completely.
  9. Topping---------.
  10. Beat 1 3/4 cups whipping cream until soft peaks form.
  11. Fold in powdered sugar and vanilla, beat until stiff peaks form.
  12. To asemble cake, place 1 layer on serving plate with praline side up and spread with 1/2 of the whipped cream mixture.
  13. Top with second layer, praline side up and spread with remaining whipped cream mixture.
  14. Garnish with chocolate curls if desired.
  15. Store in refrigerator.

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