Fudge Cake with Cashew-Caramel Sauce

Pieces of rich chocolate cake are topped with a creamy caramel sauce loaded with buttery cashews.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
box chocolate fudge cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
bag (14 oz) caramels, unwrapped
1
cup evaporated milk (from 12-oz can)
3/4
cup cashew halves
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325ºF for dark or nonstick pan). Grease and lightly flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 Make and bake cake as directed on box for fluted tube pan. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool 15 to 30 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat caramels and evaporated milk over low heat, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted. Stir in cashews. Serve slices of warm cake topped with warm cashew-caramel sauce. Store cake loosely covered. Cover and refrigerate any remaining caramel sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    330mg
    330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    25g
    25%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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