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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
1 hr 5 mins at 350°
microwave:
1 min
Servings:
16
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Ingredients

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Glaze

Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray. Line bottom with waxed or parchment paper; spray paper.

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  • In small bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking soda; set aside.

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  • Microwave chocolate and butter in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl for 1 minute, stirring halfway through; microwave another 15 seconds if necessary and stir until smooth. Whisk in sugar and vanilla, then stir in eggs, buttermilk and 2/3 cup of the walnuts until well blended. Stir in flour mixture until just combined.

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  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 60 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center tests clean. Remove to a wire rack and cool in pan 5 minutes, then invert pan onto wire rack and cool completely. Remove and discard wax paper.

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Glaze
  • Place chocolate in small bowl. Heat cream in a saucepan over medium heat until just simmering. Pour over chocolate. Let stand 4 minutes to melt; stir until smooth.

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  • Place cake on wire rack over baking sheet. Pour glaze over cake; use spatula to smooth over top and sides. Pat remaining 1/3 cup walnuts around top. When glaze is firm, remove cake to a platter and serve.

Nutrition Facts

332 calories; total fat 24g; saturated fat 12g; cholesterol 73mg; sodium 80mg; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 2g; protein 4g.
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