Spicy Jalapeno Chocolate Cake

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Jalapeno Cake:
1 cup chocolate chips, melted an cooled
1 1/4 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1-2 tablespoon canned jalapenos, chopped finely

Chocolate Frosting:
3-3 1/4 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1/3 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 teaspoons cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups sliced almonds


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F Grease two 9 inch round baking
2. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla in large mixer bowl. Add eggs,
beat for a minute. Beat in the melted chocolate. Combine flour,
cinnamon, baking soda and salt, then beat into chocolate mixture
alternatively with the milk. Stir in jalapenos and pour into pans.
3. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the
middle comes out clean. Cool in pans for for 20 minutes, then invert
into wire racks to cool completely.
4. For the frosting, beat sugar, milk, butter, cocoa, vanilla and
salt in a small bowl until mixture is smooth. Frost the cake and
decorate the side with almonds

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