Chocolate Lovers Bundt Cake

"This recipe is from Tast of Home, I've made a lot of chocolate bundts from a cake mix but I wanted one that was from scratch. It almost like a chocolate pound cake."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 45mins
Ingredients:
16
Serves:
12
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ingredients

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directions

  • In large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one.
  • Stir in extracts.
  • Combine the flour, cocoa and baking soda in a small bowl, add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream.
  • Beat just until combined, do not over mix.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Pour into a well greased and floured 10 inch tube pan.
  • Bake at 325 for 75-90 minutes or until cake tester inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for ten minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Run a metal spatula or butter knife around sides of pan to loosen cake first.
  • Combine the chocolate chips, cream and butter in a saucepan.
  • Cook; stir constantly over low heat until smooth.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Gradually whisk in confectioners sugar.
  • Stir in extract.
  • Drizzle over cake and sprinkle with almonds.

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Reviews

  1. bakinupastorm
    This is a great recipe!<br/>Made a couple of tiny changes to xmas it up a bit...<br/>changed the almond extract to peppermint extract, glazed with a mint chocolate glaze and sprinkled crushed candy canes on the glaze before it set to make this a xmas recipe- Yummy! and pretty
     
  2. Dwynnie
    This is a great cake--though next time I might use half of the almond extract--the flavor was a little much for me. (I can't speak to the glaze as I made the cake for Valentine's and used a "pink" chocolate ganache with white chocolate drizzle instead!) I will definitely make this again! (Second time with just a hint less almond was perfect! Thank you for this fab recipe!)
     
  3. Rich Harrington
    The almond added a nice sophisticated note. Lots of chocolate, too, obviously. My family ate it right up. Mmmm...
     
  4. BogeysMom
    I actually had to throw half of this cake away because my husband, who is a Marine and has to maintain excellent shape, could not stop eating it. I even tried hiding it and he found it. I'm talking he ate half this cake in an afternoon. I used a plain vanilla/powdered sugar drizzled icing over it. Excellent flavor, excellent texture.
     
  5. chia2160
    this is a wonderful moist light chocoalte cake with great flavor and texture. there is the hint of almond flavor and the glaze, which i made in the microwave, is just wonderful . this one is a keeper!
     
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