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Amaretto Chocolate Cake

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Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


3large eggsVideo separated
¼cup sugarVideo granulated
½cup butterVideo
1cup brown sugarVideo light, packed*
cups flour, all-purpose
½cup cocoa powderVideo unsweetened
teaspoons baking sodaVideo
¾cup espresso, brewed or strong coffee, cold*
¾cup amaretto liquer *
Amaretto frosting
6tablespoons butterVideo
1pound powdered sugarVideo sifted
3tablespoons cocoa powderVideo unsweetened
3tablespoons amaretto liquer
2tablespoons espresso, brewed or coffe, hot, up to 3 tablespoons*
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Grease and flour two 9 inch cake pans.

Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Beat egg whites until frothy, then beat in granulated sugar until stiff peaks form.

Set aside.

Cream butter and brown sugar until fluffy.

Beat in egg yolks 1 at a time.

Sift flour, cocoa and baking soda together.

Add to creamed mixture alternately with coffee and blend well.

Fold egg whites into batter.

Pour into prepared pans.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until done.

Cool 10 minutes, invert on wire rack and remove pans.

Cool completely before frosting.

Place one layer on cake plate and spread frosting on top.

Position second layer over the first.

Spread frosting on cake sides and top.

Decorate with shaved chocolate, if desired.

Amaretto Frosting: In a large bowl, cream together butter and sifted confectioners' sugar.

Add unsweetened cocoa powder, amaretto and hot coffee.

Beat until smooth.

First published: last updated: 2015-03-02




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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 318g (11.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 125134% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 47g 72%
Saturated Fat 28g 139%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 265mg 88%
Sodium 552mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 66%
Dietary Fiber 7g 27%
Sugars g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 34%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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