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Walnut Caramel Chocolate Cake


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Serves 8-12 Slices | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 35-38

Ingredients

For Cake:
1 Box Dassant Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake
2 large eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup water

For Caramel Frosting:
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1/4 cup caramel topping (store purchased)


For Cake:


Preheat oven to 350° F.


Lightly grease 2 round 8-inch cake pans and line with parchment paper. Combine eggs, vegetable oil, and water. Add mix.


Blend together until batter is smooth.


Pour batter evenly into each pan. Bake for 26 to 28 minutes, or until an inserted cake tester comes out clean.


Cool on wire rack for 15 to 20 minutes, then invert and remove from pan continuing to cool completely before frosting.



For Caramel Frosting:


In saucepan over medium heat melt butter.


Mix in milk and brown sugar and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.


Using an electric mixer beat in vanilla extract and confectioners sugar.


Add more milk if mix is too thick.


Frost each top of chocolate cake and layer.


Garnish with chopped walnuts and drizzle with caramel topping.


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