CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE TUNNEL CAKE
- For the cake:
- 1 Chocolate Fudge cake mix with pudding in the mix
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 4 large eggs
- For the filling:
- 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
- 1 egg
- 2/3 c. sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips
- For the glaze:
- 1/2 cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips
- 2 T. heavy cream
Adapted from barbarabakes.com
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.For the cake: Place the cake mix, sour cream, water, oil and eggs in a large mixing bowl. Blend with an electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute. Stop the machine and scrape down the sides of the bowl. Beat 2 to 3 minutes more until combined.
3.Pour 2/3 of the batter in a greased and floured 12 cup bundt pan.
4.Mix together filling ingredients. Spread filling over the batter and top with remaining batter
5.Bake for 45-55 minutes until the cake springs back when lightly pressed and is starting to pull away from the sides of the pan.
6.Cool on wire rack for 20 min, invert it onto a rack and cool 20 minutes more.
7.For the glaze, combine the chocolate chips and heavy cream in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until the chocolate has melted and the mixture has thickened slightly, 1 to 2 minutes or melt the chips with the heavy cream in the microwave.
8.Place the cake on a serving platter and drizzle the warm glaze over it.
9.Store cake covered in the refrigerator.