Chocolate Almond Cake L'Orange
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Unsweetened bakers chocolate square||4 , melted and cooled|
|Ground almonds||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Dry bread crumbs||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Orange liqueur||3 Tablespoon|
Gradually beat in sugar and salt and continue beating until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each.
Stir in chocolate, almonds, bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons of the liqueur and the vanilla.
Pour into greased and floured 8-inch layer pan.
Bake at 375° about 25 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan 5 minutes.
Invert onto rack and drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon liqueur.
Garnish with sweetened whipped cream and thinly slivered orange rind, if desired.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2533 Calories from Fat 1372
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 158 g243.7%
Saturated Fat 88.6 g443%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 828 mg276%
Sodium 585.5 mg24.4%
Total Carbohydrates 268 g89.2%
Dietary Fiber 21 g84.1%
Sugars 224.4 g
Protein 41 g81%
Vitamin A 59.6% Vitamin C
Calcium 24.4% Iron 131.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet