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Chocolate Almond Cake L'Orange

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  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
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream butter.
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.
Cool.
Garnish with sweetened whipped cream and thinly slivered orange rind, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

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

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Chocolate Almond Cake L'Orange Recipe