As if a rich, moist chocolate cake weren't alluring enough on its own, this showstopper is served warm with a sweet and sticky caramel-pecan topping.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
35 KRAFT Caramels
1/2 cup butter or margarine, divided
1/4 cup milk
1 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
4 oz. BAKER'S Unsweetened Chocolate
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1-1/4 cups flour, divided
1/2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 cup water
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Line 9-inch round cake pan with waxed paper; spray with cooking spray. Microwave caramels, 2 Tbsp. butter and milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 to 2-1/2 min. or until caramels are completely melted, stirring after each minute. Stir in nuts. Pour into prepared pan.
Microwave chocolate and remaining butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted. Stir with whisk until chocolate is completely melted. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add 1/4 cup flour and baking soda; mix well. Add remaining flour alternately with water, beating until blended after each addition. Pour evenly over caramel mixture in pan.
Bake 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 min.; invert onto serving plate. Let stand 1 min.; remove pan. Spoon any remaining caramel mixture over top of cake. Serve warm.
How to Line Pan with Waxed Paper
Lining a cake pan with waxed paper is easy! Just tear off a large sheet of waxed, or parchment, paper. Place cake pan on top of paper; trace around edge of pan with pencil. Cut out circle, then place inside cake pan before greasing. A perfect fit!
Sweets can add enjoyment to a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Total Carbohydrates 59g
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.