A Creamy and Delicious recipe for gooey chocolate cake with cream cheese filling and a nut topped frosting.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. grease a 9 inch round springform baking pan.
To make the cake. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, eggs, vanilla and sugar. Mix in flour then chocolate chips. Pour half of batter into cake pan
To make the filling. In a medium bowl, mix filling ingredients until smooth. Pour into the pan over the batter layer. then cover with remaining cake batter.
Bake for 35-40 minutes. remove from oven and let cool before running knife around inside edge and removing from springform.
To make the frosting. In medium bowl,beat butter with 1 cup confectioners sugar and vanilla extract; beat well. Add remaining confectioners sugar alternately with milk, beating until smooth.
Spread frosting over cooled cake and distribute ground nuts evenly over top.