Pecan Fudge Ripple Layer Cake Recipe

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Pecan Fudge Ripple Layer Cake
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  1. Beat shortening at medium until fluffy; gradually add 1 1/2 cup sugar, beating well.
  2. Add 2 eggs, 1 at a time beating until blended after each addition.
  3. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to shortening mixture, alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix at low after each addition until blended.
  4. Beat 3 more minutes at high speed, stopping once to scrape down sides. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Pour batter into prepared pans. Set aside.
  5. In another bowl beat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons butter and cornstarch at medium until creamy.
  6. Gradually add sweetened condensed milk, beating well. Add 1 egg; beat well.
  7. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Spoon cream cheese mixture evenly over batter.
  8. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.
  9. To make the frosting beat 2/3 cups butter at medium until creamy.
  10. Combine powdered sugar and 1 1/2 cups cocoa; add to butter alternately with 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk, beginning and ending with powdered sugar mixture. Beat until spreading consistency.
  11. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Spread frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 438.59 Kcal (1836 kJ)
Calories from fat 206.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.97g 35%
Cholesterol 64.55mg 22%
Sodium 400.81mg 17%
Potassium 353.4mg 8%
Total Carbs 51.09g 17%
Sugars 34.25g 137%
Dietary Fiber 1.99g 8%
Protein 7.63g 15%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 107.7mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 327.56 Kcal (1371 kJ)
Calories from fat 154.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.16g 35%
Cholesterol 48.21mg 22%
Sodium 299.35mg 17%
Potassium 263.94mg 8%
Total Carbs 38.16g 17%
Sugars 25.58g 137%
Dietary Fiber 1.49g 8%
Protein 5.69g 15%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.6mg 4%
Calcium 80.5mg 11%

* 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

  • 10.3
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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