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Get-A-Gutto Cake

Maggiano’s Chocolate Zuccotto Cake delivers four days’ worth of added sugar to your middle

Get-a-Gutto Cake

“Chocolate cake layered with sambuca chocolate mousse, iced with chocolate frosting and dusted with cocoa powder.”

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Yessiree. The Chocolate Zuccotto Cake at Maggiano’s Little Italy is big on chocolate. And big, period.

Each slice is five inches tall and four inches wide and weighs just short of a pound. That helps explain why it delivers 1,820 calories (almost a day’s worth), 62 grams of saturated fat (a three-day load), and 26 teaspoons of added sugar (four days’ allowance) to your middle.

That’s roughly equal to an entire (eight-serving) Entenmann’s Chocolate Fudge Cake. Or 15 Hostess Ho Hos (may they rest in peace). And odds are, you just had dinner.

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