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Spicy Chocolate Cake

Spicy Chocolate CakeYou'll fall in love with this cake—rich and chocolaty, with a little spiciness. A perfect finale to any meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

Spicy Chocolate Cake:
1 cup NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 to 2 tablespoons diced canned jalapeños (optional)

Rich Chocolate Frosting:
3 cups to 3 1/4 sifted powdered sugar
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 (1-ounce) packets NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Choco Bake Unsweetened Chocolate Flavor
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Spicy Chocolate Cake: Beat granulated sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs; beat for 1 minute. Beat in melted chocolate. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; beat into chocolate mixture alternately with milk. Stir in jalapeños. Pour into two well-greased 9-inch-round baking pans or one 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  2. Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan(s) for 20 minutes; invert onto wire rack(s) to cool completely.
  3. For Rich Chocolate Frosting: Beat powdered sugar, milk, butter, Choco Bake, vanilla extract and salt in small mixer bowl until mixture is smooth and creamy. Frost cake.

Makes 12 servings.

*Follow melting instructions on NESTLÉ® package.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.