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Chocolate Praline Layer Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c Whipping cream
  • 1 c Brown sugar; firmly packed
  • 3/4 c Pecans; coarsely chopped
  • 1 Pillsbury plus devil's food
  • -ake mix; pkg
  • 1 1/4 c Water
  • 1/3 c Oil
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 3/4 c Whipping cream
  • 1/4 c Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 ts Vanilla
  • Pecans; whole, if desired
  • Chocolate curls, if desired


Heat oven to 325 degrees. In small heavy saucepan,
combine butter, 1/4 cup whipping cream and brown
sugar. Cook over low heat, just until butter is
melted, stirring occasionally. Pour into 2 - 8 or 9"
round cake pans; sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans.
In large bowl, combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs
at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes at
highest speed. Carefully, spoon batter over pecan
mixture. Bake @ 325 degrees 35 to 45 minutes or until
cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool
5 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely. In small
bowl, beat 1 3/4 cups whipping cream until soft peaks
form. Blend in powdered sugar and vanilla; beat until
stiff peaks form. To assemble cake, place 1 layer on
serving plate, praline side up. Spread with 1/2 of
whipped cream. Top with second layer, praline side up;
spread top with remaining whipping cream. Garnish with
whole pecans and chocolate curls, if desired. Store in

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