1 cup butter 1 1/2 cup sugar 4 eggs 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 cup chocolate syrup 1 1/2 cup applesauce 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups flour 1 cup chopped nuts
Preheat oven to 325F. Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs 1 at a time. Beat until light and fluffy. Melt the chocolate chips with the syrup in a double boiler. Add to the egg mixture. Add remaining ingredients, and blend well.
Pour batter into a well greased 10-inch bundt pan or a 10-inch round pan. Bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool well before turning out of pan.