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Chocolate Torte

Serves: 10
Total Calories: 500


3/4 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs separated
3/4 cup milk
pinch salt
1 1/2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
* Part two.
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
2 tablespoons cream
2 cups powdered sugar


Cream butter or margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks. Put milk and salt in small saucepan, add chocolate cut in bits and heat until melted, stirring. Cool. Add vanilla. Fold in flour alternately with milk mixture, ending with flour. Beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Fold into batter. Grease 3 8-inch round pans and smooth batter into pans. Bake in a preheated 350° F oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before turning out onto cake rack to cool completely. When cold frost with the following:

*For frosting: Melt together butter or margarine, chocolate and cream mix in confectioners' sugar with enough additional cream to make spreading consistency. Frost bottom layers spread remainder on top and sprinkle with sieved powdered sugar.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 10
Total Calories: 500
Calories from Fat: 202

This Chocolate Torte recipe is from the Holiday Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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