Hanukkah Gelt Double Fudge Chocolate Layer Cake Recipe

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Hanukkah Gelt Double Fudge Chocolate Layer Cake
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Lightly grease (2) 9-inch layer pans and line with parchment paper circles.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, blend sugar and oil.
  4. Add eggs and mix until well blended and mixture is thick and lightened in texture.
  5. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and cocoa.
  6. Fold dry ingredients into wet- and mix- drizzling in cola as mixture blends.
  7. If using an electric mixer, use slow speed and mix about 3 minutes, scraping sides and bottom once to incorporate all ingredients evenly.
  8. This is a thin batter.
  9. Bake, on middle oven rack, 35-40 minutes, until cakes spring back when lightly touched.
  10. ICING: Cream melted chocolate, shortening, butter and vanilla with cocoa and 1 cup of the confectioner's sugar.
  11. Add remaining confectioner's sugar and whip on high speed, adding in a bit of water, cola or half-and-half to get a light, fluffy consistency.
  12. If not using right away, re-whip before using.
  13. Add additional warm water to get correct consistency (a tablespoon at a time).
  14. DECORATING: Place one layer on a cardboard circle.
  15. Ice this with about 1/2- inch of frosting.
  16. Place top layer and ice cake- sides first.
  17. Coat sides with colored sprinkles.
  18. Garnish bottom edge with coins.
  19. Garnish top with coins- placing them either flat on top of cake or standing up (You may cut some of the coins in half to garnish border of top layer).
  20. Place a couple of miniature dreidels in centre if desired or Chanukah candles (can be lit when menorah is lit).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 706.46 Kcal (2958 kJ)
Calories from fat 280.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.15g 48%
Cholesterol 53.57mg 18%
Sodium 358.08mg 15%
Potassium 285.02mg 6%
Total Carbs 103.7g 35%
Sugars 77.8g 311%
Dietary Fiber 1.65g 7%
Protein 5.31g 11%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 69.4mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 389.9 Kcal (1632 kJ)
Calories from fat 154.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.19g 48%
Cholesterol 29.56mg 18%
Sodium 197.63mg 15%
Potassium 157.3mg 6%
Total Carbs 57.23g 35%
Sugars 42.94g 311%
Dietary Fiber 0.91g 7%
Protein 2.93g 11%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.4mg 4%
Calcium 38.3mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.4
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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