Mocha Decadence

Mocha Decadence

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"A real chocolate lover's delight. Ground pecans can be used in place of the walnuts. Decorate with coffee beans or candy, if desired."

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  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 19.6 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 62 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and 6 ounces semi sweet chocolate, stirring until blended. Remove from heat and let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar on high speed of electric mixer for about 3 minutes, until thick and lemon-colored. Stir together ground walnuts and flour; gradually stir into egg mixture.
  4. Stir 3 tablespoons coffee liqueur and the vanilla extract into the chocolate mixture, then stir into the batter until well blended. Pour batter into a 9 inch springform pan.
  5. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven or until top is set. Cool cake in pan. Remove metal ring and place cake on a serving plate. Dust the top with confectioners' sugar. Stir together 2 ounces melted chocolate and 2 tablespoons coffee liqueur. Drizzle over cake.
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LLANKOWSKI
2/16/2004

Holy Cow, is this chocolatey! I made this gluten-free, substituting corn starch for flour, and extra strong coffee (4x) for the chocolate liqueur. It got raves, but you can only eat a small amount. Next time I will grease and flour the bottom of my pan. [Note: walnuts have a lot of oil in them, and there is a fine line between ground walnuts and walnut butter. You may want to add the flour to the nuts as you grind them.]

Kati Havel Strid
12/3/2007

Made this for a dinner party... everyone loved it. Just the right amount of chocolate flavor without being way over the top. My only complaint was that it didn't taste cofee-y at all.... just chocolately. Might need to add instant coffee. Did use the tip with putting the flour in with the walnuts... worked great.

canadiancook
10/26/2004

Wow, this is definitely a keeper!! Simple and fast- very chocolately, very decadent! Wonderful for company. As with the previous reviewer, I found it helpful to add flour when grinding the walnuts. Looks and tastes even better when served with fresh raspberries (and a raspberry coulis if you have time).