Fudgy Chocolate Torte
2. Microwave milk and chocolate chips in small microwavable bowl uncovered on Medium (50%) about 1 minute or until chocolate is melted; set aside.
3. Beat dry cake mix and oil in large bowl on low speed 30 seconds (mixture will be crumbly); reserve 1 cup. Beat applesauce and eggs into remaining cake mixture on low speed 30 seconds (batter will be thick and grainy); beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Spread in pan.
4. Drop chocolate mixture by teaspoonfuls over batter, dropping more around edge than in center. Stir pecans into reserved cake mixture; sprinkle over batter. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center is set; cool 10 minutes. Remove side of pan; cool torte completely, about 2 hours. Store covered.
Makes 16 servings