DECORATE your holiday table with these delicious and elegant desserts from Nestlé Toll House. “Rich Chocolate Pound Cake”, “Sour Cream Mocha Cake” and “Crispy White Chip Peanut Butter Squares” are sophisticated desserts sure to make your celebration an extravaganza! Make entertaining for a holiday party or family celebration easy with these luscious treats.

Rich Chocolate Pound Cake



2 cups (12 oz. pkg.) NESTL TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups packed light brown sugar

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

4 large eggs, at room temperature

1/2 cup milk

Microwave 1-1/2 cups morsels in medium, microwave-safe bowl on High (100%) power for 1 minutes; stir. Microwave at additional 10-20 second intervals, stirring until smooth; cool to room temperature. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract in a large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in melted chocolate. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with milk. Spoon into well-greased 10-inch fluted tube pan. Bake at 350 for 55-65 minutes until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean. Cool in pan for 30 minutes. Invert cake onto wire rack to cool completely. Microwave remaining morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag on High (100%) power for 45 seconds; knead bag to mix. Microwave at additional 10-20 second intervals. Kneading until smooth. Cut a small hole in corner of bag; squeeze to drizzle over cake.

Sour Cream

Mocha Cake



2 cups (12 oz. pkg.) NESTL TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided

1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 large eggs

2 cups granulated sugar

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons instant freeze dried coffee granules

1 cup warm water

1/2 cup chopped nuts


Microwave 1 cup morsels in small, microwave-safe bowl on High (100%) power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10-20 second intervals, stirring until smooth. Cool to room temperature. Beat melted chocolate, sour cream, oil and eggs in a large mixer bowl.

Beat in sugar, flour, baking soda and salt. Dissolve coffee granules in water; gradually beat into batter. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Sprinkle remaining morsels and nuts over warm cake. Cool completely in pan.

Serves: 12

Crispy White

Chip Peanut

Butter Squares



5 cups oven-toasted rice cereal

2 cups (12 oz. pkg.) NESTL TOLL HOUSE Premier White Morsels

2/3 cup creamy peanut butter

Place cereal in large bowl. Microwave morsels and peanut butter in a medium, microwave-safe bowl on Medium-High (70%) power for 1 minute; stir.

Microwave at additional 10-20 second intervals, stirring until smooth. Pour over cereal; stir to coat well. Spread mixture evenly in buttered 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. pan.

Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until firm. Cut into squares.

Yield: 48 squares


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.