Chocolate Pecan Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 8
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Ingredients:

1 cup unsalted butter
3/4 pound semi-sweet chocolate
2 tablespoons brandy
12 large egg yolk
12 large egg white
1 cup sugar
3 cups pecans
 

Preparation / Directions:

Combine butter, chocolate, and brandy in a stainless steel bowl set over, not in, hot water to melt chocolate remove from heat combine beaten yolks and 1 cup sugar-mix well fold in chcolate mixture and pecans-mix well combine remaining sugar and whites, and beat until almost stiff lightly fold into yolk mixture, do not overmix pour into two 10-inch buttered springform pans bake @ 425 degrees for 35-40 minutes, until done in center garnish with chocolate sauce or cool and frost as desired serve warm or at room temperature

 

Nutritional Information:

693 Calories (kcal); 58g Total Fat; (73% calories from fat); 13g Protein; 33g Carbohydrate; 381mg Cholesterol; 97mg Sodium


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