Miami Beach Cake

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A lady from our church makes this every year for her daughter.

1
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 to 2 - layer cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • cup butter, melted

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups buttermilk

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Directions

  1. Grease and flour bottom of two 9 inch round cake pans. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Melt 1/3 cup chocolate morsels. Combine melted butter or margarine with coconut, pecans, and 2/3 cup chocolate morsels; set aside.

  3. Cream butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar, and beat until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla extract.

  4. Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Add these dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk to the creamed mixture, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Mix well after each addition. Pour batter into greased pans. Sprinkle with coconut mixture.

  5. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool cake on wire racks.

  6. Beat cream with 2 tablespoons of sugar until stiff. Fill and frost cooled cake with whipped cream. Refrigerate after icing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

512 Calories
31g Fat
58g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 512
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 18g 88%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 455mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 39g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 184mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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