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Seven Layer Cake

(3 Votes)
SERVES
8
PREP
15 Min
CHILL TIME
1 Hr
COOK TIME
10 Min
READY IN
1 Hr 25 Min

Did you look at this title and think, "No way am I going to the trouble of making a cake with seven layers!"? Well, stay with is while we explain that you use a prepared pound cake. Now what do you think? Believe us, it's worth a shot!

What You'll Need:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 13- to 16-ounce frozen pound cake
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
What To Do:
  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, melt butter and chocolate chips over medium heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Remove from heat and add confectioners' sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring thoroughly after each addition.
     
  2. With a serrated knife, carefully slice frozen cake into 7 horizontal slices.
     
  3. Reserve 1/2 cup of chocolate sauce for frosting sides of cake. Place bottom slice on a platter and spread 2 tablespoons of remaining sauce over slice. Place second slice over first, and spread with 2 tablespoons chocolate sauce. Repeat with remaining layers and sauce.
     
  4. Spread sides with reserved sauce and evenly sprinkle top with nuts. Refrigerate 1 hour. Slice and serve. 
Notes

If you want, go all chocolate and use a frozen chocolate pound cake.

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