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Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

 Hot Fudge Sundae Cake
My husband is a real chocolate lover, so I'm always on the lookout for great dessert recipes like this one, which I found years ago. Who can resist the combination of chocolate cake, ice cream and hot fudge sauce? It gets rave reviews whenever I serve it. —Hildy Adams
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • HOT FUDGE SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • In a heavy saucepan, melt milk chocolate chips and butter over low
  • heat. Cool slightly. Whisk in egg yolks. Add flour just until
  • combined. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually
  • add sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold into chocolate
  • mixture until blended. Fold in almonds.
  • Pour into a greased 10-in. pie plate or quiche dish. Bake at 350°
  • for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a
  • wire rack.

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Hot Fudge Sundae Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • For sauce, combine sugar, cocoa and cream in a saucepan until smooth.
  • Add semisweet chips and butter. Cook and stir over low heat until
  • chips and butter are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from the
  • heat; stir in vanilla.
  • Cut cake into wedges; top with ice cream. Drizzle with warm sauce.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 413 calories, 27 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 114 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.