Mocha-Hazelnut Cream-Filled Cake

Looking for a lavish dessert? Then check out this coffee flavored creamy chocolate cake packed with hazelnut – a delightful treat.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
box (18.25 oz) butter recipe chocolate cake mix
Butter
Water
Eggs
2
teaspoons instant coffee granules or crystals
2
bags (12 oz each) semisweet chocolate chips
1
bottle (16 oz) refrigerated hazelnut-flavor coffee creamer
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons chopped hazelnuts (filberts)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of two 9-inch round pans. Prepare cake mix as directed on box using butter, water and eggs and adding coffee granules; pour batter into pans. Bake as directed on box. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans and place on wire racks.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, cook chocolate chips and coffee creamer over medium-low heat about 8 minutes, stirring constantly, until melted. Remove from heat; beat in cream cheese with wire whisk until smooth. Cover; refrigerate about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, reserve 1/2 cup of the chocolate mixture; set aside for topping. Beat remaining mixture on medium-high speed 8 minutes or until it forms a light and fluffy frosting.
  • 4 Place 1 cake layer on serving plate, rounded side down. Spread 1-inch-thick layer of frosting over cake. Top with second cake layer, rounded side up. Spread frosting on side and top of cake.
  • 5 Microwave reserved 1/2 cup chocolate mixture on High 30 seconds or until soft; spread over top of cake. Sprinkle hazelnuts around top edge. Cover loosely; refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    550
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    32g
    32%
    (Saturated Fat
    16g,
    16%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    400mg
    400%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    63g
    63%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    45g
    45%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 6 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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