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Mocha-Hazelnut Cream-Filled Cake

Serve your guests with this Hazelnut flavored chocolate cake - a lavishing dessert.

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

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) butter recipe chocolate cake mix
1 1/3
cups water
1/2
cup butter, softened
3
eggs
2
teaspoons instant coffee granules or crystals
2
bags (12 oz each) semisweet chocolate chips (4 cups)
1
bottle (16 oz) hazelnut-flavored liquid nondairy creamer
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons chopped hazelnuts (filberts)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of 2 (9-inch) round cake pans. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, butter, eggs and coffee granules with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds or until blended. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour batter into pans. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool on cooling racks.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips and creamer over medium-low heat until melted. Remove from heat; beat in cream cheese until smooth. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes. In small microwavable bowl, reserve 1/2 cup of the chocolate mixture. Beat remaining mixture with electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Spread 1-inch thick layer of frosting over bottom of 1 cake layer. Top with second cake layer, rounded side up. Frost side and top of cake. 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.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of 2 (9-inch) round cake pans. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, butter, eggs and coffee granules with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds or until blended. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour batter into pans. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool on cooling racks.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips and creamer over medium-low heat until melted. Remove from heat; beat in cream cheese until smooth. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes. In small microwavable bowl, reserve 1/2 cup of the chocolate mixture. Beat remaining mixture with electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Spread 1-inch thick layer of frosting over bottom of 1 cake layer. Top with second cake layer, rounded side up. Frost side and top of cake. 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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
16g,
16%
),
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.