Pillsbury Chocolate Praline Layer Cake

12
Servings
2h
Prep Time
35m
Cook Time
2h 35m
Ready In


"Darlene Kossman liked this recipe it was from a Pillsbury bake off.made with a devil's food cake mix"

Original recipe yields 12 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (217.1 g)
  • Calories 517.3
  • Total Fat - 31.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 15.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 299.4 mg
  • Sodium - 449.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 38.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 30.7 g
  • Protein - 11.8 g
  • Calcium - 67.1 mg
  • Iron - 1.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Heat oven to 325 degrees.

Step 2

Butter and flour 2 9 inch round cake pans

Step 3

In a heavy saucepan

Step 4

Combine butter, 1/4 cup whipping cream and brown sugar.

Step 5

Cook over low heat just until butter is melted, stirring occasionally.

Step 6

Pour into two 9-inch round cake pans

Step 7

Sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans.

Step 8

In a large bowl

Step 9

Combine remaining cake ingredients at low speed until moistened

Step 10

Beat 2 minutes at high speed.

Step 11

Carefully spoon batter over pecan mixture around edges of pan

Step 12

Spoon remaining batter in center of pans.

Step 13

Bake at 325 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes, or until tests done.

Step 14

Cool 5 minutes

Step 15

Remove from pans and cool completely.

Step 16

In a small bowl

Step 17

Beat 1 1/4 cup whipping cream until soft peaks form.

Step 18

Blend in powdered sugar and vanilla

Step 19

Beat until stiff peaks form.

Step 20

To assemble cake, place 1 layer on serving plate, praline side up.

Step 21

Spread with half of whipped cream.

Step 22

Top with second layer, praline side up

Step 23

Spread top with remaining whipped cream.

Step 24

Garnish with pecan halves and chocolate curls.

Step 25

Store in refrigerator.

Tips & Variations


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