Chocolate Mayan Bundt Cake

Chocolate Mayan Bundt Cake

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
45 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
60 mins
Yields:
12 to 16 servings

A unique twist on a favorite. This Bundt cake is infused with chocolate and cayenne flavors and topped with an elegant chocolate glaze.

Ingredients

  • CAKE
  • 1 1/2 bars (6 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into small pieces
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • CHOCOLATE GLAZE
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • 1/2 bar (2 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, room temperature
  • Pinch salt

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350º F. Grease 12-cup Bundt pan.

FOR CAKE:
MICROWAVE
chocolate in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. If pieces retain some of their original shape, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted.

COMBINE flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and cayenne pepper in small bowl. Beat brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in melted chocolate. Beat flour mixture into creamed mixture alternately with milk. Pour into prepared Bundt pan.

BAKE for 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; invert cake onto wire rack to cool completely. Transfer cake to serving platter. Drizzle cake with Chocolate Glaze. Let set before serving.

FOR CHOCOLATE GLAZE:
MICROWAVE
chocolate in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 45 seconds; STIR. If pieces retain some of their original shape, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted.

PLACE 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar in medium bowl. Form a well; pour in butter, whipping cream, salt and melted chocolate. Stir until blended. If necessary, add remaining powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until pouring or drizzling consistency is reached. Spoon Chocolate Glaze over top of cake. Let stand until glaze is firm.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 to 16 servings of recipe
  • Calories 550
  • Calories from Fat 200

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 23g 35%
  • Saturated Fat 13g 67%
  • Cholesterol 110mg 36%
  • Sodium 340mg 14%
  • Carbohydrates 85g 28%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
  • Sugars 64g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 8%

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