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    Turn a much-loved candy bar into a cake! This Almond Joy Layer Cake starts with a cake mix, but has homemade coconut buttercream and chocolate ganache.

    Ingredients

    • 1 box Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge dry cake mix (16.5 ounces)
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 cup whole milk
    • 1/3 cup canola oil
    • Coconut Buttercream:
    • 4 sticks (1 pound) butter, softened
    • 3 teaspoons coconut extract
    • 8 cups powdered sugar
    • 1/3 to 1/2 cup heavy cream
    • 2 cups shredded coconut
    • Chocolate Ganache:
    • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
    • Almond Joy fun-size candy bar, for garnishing

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1421 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 91 g 140.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 57 g 283.89%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 128 mg 42.5%
    • Sodium: 370 mg 15.43%
    • Calcium: 95 mg 9.54%
    • Potassium: 261 mg 7.45%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.19%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 165 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 39.3%
    • Sugar: 134 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 28.59%
    • Vitamin C 0.83%
    • Vitamin D 4.73%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat18
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs10
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq