Mocha-Hazelnut Cream-Filled Cake

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

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
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