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Macadamia Fudge Cake

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Macadamia Fudge Cake

Macadamia Fudge Cake


1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 large egg 3/4 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup baking cocoa 1-1/2 teaspoons instant coffee granules 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt TOPPING: 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped macadamia nuts or almonds


In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in egg.

Beat in sour cream and vanilla.

Combine flour, cocoa, coffee, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Pour into a greased and floured 9-in.

round baking pan.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

For topping, combine chocolate chips, cream, sugar, butter and corn syrup in a saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.

Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir for 7 minutes.

Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.

Cool for 10-15 minutes.

Beat with a wooden spoon until slightly thickened, about 4-5 minutes.

Stir in nuts.

Place cake on a serving plate; pour topping over cake.

Nutrition Facts 1 piece:

  • 585 calories, 41g fat (18g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.

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