Double Chocolate Pound Cake

13 Jan

1 (16 oz) can chocolate syrup

1 (7 oz) chocolate candy bar

2 tsp vanilla

1 cup butter, softened

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup chopped pecans


Place chocolate syrup and candy bar in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil and reduce heat to low. Cook until candy bar has melted; stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Beat butter at medium speed 2 minutes or until creamy. Gradually add sugar and beat at medium speed 5 to 7 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time just until yellow disappears. Add chocolate, beating until blended. Combine flour and baking soda; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour. Mix at low-speed just until blended after each addition. Fold in nuts. Pour into a greased and floured Bundt pan. Bake for 1 hour-15 minutes; Remove from pan and cool completely.


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