Chocolate Strawberry Torte Recipe

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Chocolate Strawberry Torte

Donna Geuder

By
@angelmee

Lookng for some deserts for Easter Sunday and I found this one. I have not made it for years and it is so good. Hope you enjy this as much as my fauily did when I made it. Now it is up to the kids to make. :) (PS Do not let the size of the recipe intimidate you, it is really easy to make.)


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Serves:

8 to 12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

5 oz
semi-sweet chocolate - chopped
3/4 c
butter - cubed
1 1/2 c
sugar
3
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
water

STRAWBERRY FILLING

4 c
fresh strawberries - sliced
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

GLAZE

3 oz
`semi-sweet chocolate - chopped
1 Tbsp
butter
1 c
confectioners' sugar
3 Tbsp
water
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 pkg
8 oz frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Cool
2
Transfer to a large bowl; add sugar and beat until blended.
3
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
4
Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture alternately with water beating well after each addition.
5
Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 28-33 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
6
In a large bowl, combine filling ingredients; set aside.
7
For glaze, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Stir in confectioners' sugar, water and vanilla until smooth. Cool slightly.
8
Place one cake layer on a serving plate. Spread with half of the whipped topping; drizzle with half of the glaze. Top with half of the filling. Repeat layers.
9
Store in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy