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Chocolate Praline Layer Cake

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  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Heat oven to 325°.
In a small heavy saucepan, combine butter, 1/4 cup whipping cream and brown sugar.
Cook over low heat just until butter is melted, stirring constantly.
Pour into 2 (9-inch) round cake pans.
Sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans.
In a large mixing 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 at 325° for 35 to 45 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched in center.
Cool 5 minutes.
Remove from pans and 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: Place 1 layer on serving plate, praline side up.
Spread with half whipped cream mixture.
Top with second layer, praline side up; spread top with remaining whipped cream.
Store in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4351 Calories from Fat 3021

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 343 g528.4%

Saturated Fat 143.9 g719.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1290.6 mg430.2%

Sodium 368.6 mg15.4%

Total Carbohydrates 283 g94.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.8%

Sugars 270.8 g

Protein 28 g55.9%

Vitamin A 71.8% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 52% Iron 36.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Praline Layer Cake Recipe