From box cake mix jazz up a chocolate cake and you will have an extraordinary and impressive dessert. In this recipe, box chocolate cake mix is baked according to the package directions. It is then frosted with a luscious almond-icing glaze that will make the cake simply spectacular and suitable even for the most special occasions and to help you out here are some best cooking videos Make this recipe for almond joy cake if you don’t have time to bake a cake from scratch but want an elegant and beautiful presentation. You need evaporated milk, granulated sugar, marshmallows, coconut, margarine, chocolate chips and silvered almonds to make the double glaze.
You can make the preparations for the almond icing while the cake is baking. The margarine and the chocolate chips need to be melted separately. For a richer and more luxurious taste you can also use butter. Over very low heat you can melt the chocolate chips or better yet, use a double boiler, bain-marie or water bath to avoid the chocolate from scorching or burning. When melting the chocolate avoid any contact with water. The saucepan and spatula or ladle you are using to melt the chocolate must be dry. Since the chocolate will easily become grainy or lumpy if overheated be attentive when melting the chocolate over very low fire. Use a rubber spatula to stir the chocolate when the chocolate starts to melt. You can also melt the chocolate in a microwave. Melting the chocolate in the microwave if done right is a lot quicker and requires less effort then melting it in the stove. Done wrong, however, you can ruin a good chocolate. You also make a mess in the microwave.
When melting chocolate the important thing to consider is choosing the right kind of container. Use a microwave-safe bowl that will remain cool or slightly warm after microwaving. To avoid burning or scorching heat the chocolate on a low power setting.
1 box chocolate cake mix
1 1/4 cup evaporated milk
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 bag (8 oz.) large marshmallows
1 bag (8 oz.) coconut
3 tablespoon margarine, melted
1 bag (12 oz.) chocolate chips, melted
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1. As directed on the package bake the cake mix.
2. Mix evaporated milk, sugar, marshmallows and coconut in a saucepan. Stir well. Then heat over a medium burner until the marshmallows melt. Remove from heat. Then pour over the baked cake.
3. Add margarine, sugar and evaporated milk in a separate saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Then add almonds. Remove from heat and pour over the baked cake.