Bavarian Spice Chocolate Cake

  • Servings: 16
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1 pk Pillsbury Plus Devil's Food Cake Mix
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1 c Cold mashed potatoes
1/2 c Butter, softened
1/2 c Water
3 Eggs

1/2 c Semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tb Butter
2 tb Milk
1/2 c Powdered sugar


Heat oven to 350 degrees (F). Grease and flour a 12-cup fluted tube pan.

In large bowl, blend cake mix, cinnamon, nutmeg, potatoes, butter, water, and eggs until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at highest speed.

Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees (F) for 40-50 minutes. Cool upright in pan 25 minutes; invert onto serving plate. Cool completely.

In small saucepan, blend chocolate chips, 1 Tablespoon butter and milk over low heat until chocolate melts, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar until smooth. (If needed, add a few more drops of milk for desired consistency.) Spoon over top of cake, allowing some to run down the sides.

Garnish as desired.