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Moonlight Mellow Chocolate Cake

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  German chocolate cake mix 16 Ounce (Pillsbury Plus)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Prepared mashed potatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (Parkay)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon (Parkay)
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted

Heat oven to 350°F.
Grease and flour 10-inch tube or 12-cup fluted tube pan.
In large bowl, blend cake mix, cinnamon, nutmeg, potatoes, margarine, water and eggs at low speed until moistened.
Beat 2 minutes at highest speed; stir in nuts.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake at 350°F. for 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool upright in pan 25 minutes; invert onto serving plate.
Cool completely.
In small saucepan, blend chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon margarine and milk over low heat until chocolate melts, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar until smooth.
If needed, add a few more drops of milk for desired consistency.
Spoon over top of cake, allowing some to run down sides

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 282 Calories from Fat 110

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.9%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.8 mg13.3%

Sodium 221.9 mg9.2%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 16.7 g

Protein 5 g9.6%

Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 9.3%

Calcium 3% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Moonlight Mellow Chocolate Cake Recipe