Chocolate Finnish Cake
|Sweet cooking chocolate||4 Ounce|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Lemon flavoring||1 Teaspoon|
|Flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped almonds||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla ice cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Apricot halves||1 Tablespoon|
|Toasted slivered almonds||1 Tablespoon|
|Chocolate curls||1 Tablespoon|
Melt chocolate over hot water.
Cream shortening and butter in large mixing bowl.
Add sugar gradually; cream well.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in flavorings.
Sift flour, bak- ing powder and salt together; add to sugar mixture alternately with milk.
Stir in chopped almonds; pour into large greased ring mold or bundt pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Cool for 10 minutes; remove from mold.
Place on cake plate.
Fill center of cake with ice cream.
Garnish with apricots, sliced almonds and chocolate curls.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 8729 Calories from Fat 4292
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 485 g745.4%
Saturated Fat 212.3 g1061.7%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 1669.4 mg556.5%
Sodium 2065.5 mg86.1%
Total Carbohydrates 1038 g346.1%
Dietary Fiber 51.4 g205.6%
Sugars 680.5 g
Protein 135 g270.8%
Vitamin A 167.4% Vitamin C 4.9%
Calcium 169.8% Iron 266.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet