Citrus Chocolate Fudge Cake

Courtesy of Gilda Lester, Wilmington, NC A rich chocolate citrus flavor and an attractive presentation.

Ingredients:

2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
3 ounces cream cheese
1 package (18.25 ounces) Devil\\\'s Food cake mix (with pudding in the mix)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 eggs
1 cup H&S Florida grapefruit juice
1/2 cup corn oil
2 tablespoons orange liqueur
1 12-ounce package semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans


GLAZE

3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
1 tablespoon butter

Directions:

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 12-cup ring pan.

Melt chocolate and cream cheese in 2-quart saucepan over low heat. Stir until blended. Set aside to cool. Place cake mix and cinnamon in mixing bowl. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, grapefruit juice, corn oil and orange liqueur. Add to cake mix along with the cooled chocolate mixture. Beat about 3 minutes. Stir in the chips and pecans. Pour into the pan. Bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until cake tests done. Let sit in pan 10 minutes before removing to rack to cool.

FOR GLAZE: Melt 3 ounces of chocolate and butter in 1-1/2 quart saucepan. Stir until blended. Drizzle over cooled cake. Allow glaze to set before serving.

Serves 10 to 12.

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