Mocha-Apple Cake with Browned Butter Frosting Recipe

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Mocha-Apple Cake with Browned Butter Frosting
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  1. Preheat oven to 350º. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.
  2. Beat sugar and next 4 ingredients at high speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer 5 minutes. Stir together flour and next 4 ingredients; gradually add flour mixture to sugar mixture, beating at low speed just until blended. Add apples, chocolate, and pecans; beat just until blended. Spoon into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  3. Bake at 350º for 28 to 32 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack, and cool completely (about 1 hour). Spread Browned Butter Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.
  4. Mocha-Apple Bundt Cake: Omit Browned Butter Frosting. Prepare batter as directed; spoon into a greased and floured 12-cup Bundt pan. Bake at 350º for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely (about 2 hours).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 6407.13 Kcal (26825 kJ)
Calories from fat 3822.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 424.69g 653%
Cholesterol 385.04mg 128%
Sodium 1381.97mg 58%
Potassium 3867.73mg 82%
Total Carbs 610.24g 203%
Sugars 248.46g 994%
Dietary Fiber 54.43g 218%
Protein 79.29g 159%
Vitamin C 47.9mg 80%
Iron 15.2mg 84%
Calcium 950.4mg 95%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 314.34 Kcal (1316 kJ)
Calories from fat 187.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.84g 653%
Cholesterol 18.89mg 128%
Sodium 67.8mg 58%
Potassium 189.75mg 82%
Total Carbs 29.94g 203%
Sugars 12.19g 994%
Dietary Fiber 2.67g 218%
Protein 3.89g 159%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 80%
Iron 0.7mg 84%
Calcium 46.6mg 95%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 162.7
  • 178

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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