Praline Upside Down Chocolate Cake

Praline Upside Down Chocolate Cake

14 ingredients
223 calories
28 min cook time


14 total
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 large eggs
1 cup Nestlé® Toll House® Dark Chocolate Morsels, melted and cooled slightly
1 cup lowfat milk
¼ cup Nestlé® La Lechera® Dulce de Leche
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 ½ cups chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon coarse salt
¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) butter, softened


Prep: 22
Cook: 28
Wait: 30
Serving: 20
Step 1
Combine pecans, brown sugar and 3 tablespoons melted butter in a small bowl. Spread evenly on bottom of greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
Preparation: 5 min
Step 2
Combine flour, baking soda and ½ teaspoon salt in a small bowl; set aside.
Preparation: 2 min
Step 3
Beat granulated sugar, ¾ cup softened butter and vanilla extract in a large mixer bowl for 2 minutes or until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in melted chocolate. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk just until combined. Drop mixture in spoonfuls over pecan layer; carefully spread to edges of pan.
Preparation: 10 min
Step 6
Invert cake onto a serving platter so pecan layer is now on the top. Place dulce de leche in a small, resealable plastic bag; microwave for a few seconds. Knead bag to soften. Cut small corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over cake. Sprinkle with coarse salt.
Preparation: 5 min
Step 4
Bake at 350° F for 28 to 32 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cooking: 28 min
Step 5
Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Waiting: 30 min

Nutrition Information

223 calories per serving
Serving size: 20
10.37g fat
29.32g carbs
3.91g protein
% DV*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 33mg
Sodium 94mg
Carbohydrates 29g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 18g
Protein 4g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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