Instant coffee deepens the chocolate flavor of this rich, glazed walnut-studded cake. It’s an elegant, yet easy, dessert perfect for entertaining.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 Tbsp. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee
3/4 cup sugar
3 egg s
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup flour
1 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts
1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
2 Tbsp. light corn syrup
1 tsp. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Place 5 chocolate squares, 1/2 cup each corn syrup and butter and 2 Tbsp. coffee granules in large microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Add sugar; mix well. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour and nuts.
Spread into greased and floured 9-inch round cake pan.
Bake 40 to 45 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. (Do not overbake.) Cool in pan 10 min. Invert cake onto wire rack; carefully remove pan. Cool cake completely.
Place remaining chocolate and 1 Tbsp. butter in small microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 min. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Add 2 Tbsp. corn syrup and 1 tsp. coffee granules; stir until well blended. Place cake on serving plate. Spread glaze evenly over top and side of cake. Let stand 1 hour or until glaze is set.
Enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent treat on special occasions.
Garnish with chopped PLANTERS Walnuts just before serving.
Ensure easy removal of cake layers by covering bottoms of cake pans with circles of parchment paper before filling with batter.
Substitute PLANTERS Macadamias for the walnuts.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 56g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.