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Cocoa Meringue Torte

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Cocoa meringue torte is a nutty torte frosted with a heavy cream and cocoa frosting. Prepared with a cake mix and layered with nuts, eggs and sugar mix the cocoa meringue torte is a great dessert to serve for family weekends.
Ingredients
  Yellow cake mix 18 Ounce
  Egg whites 4
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Chopped california walnuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cocoa 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Prepare cake mix according to package directions and pour into 2 paper lined 9x13 inch round pans.
Beat egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt till soft peaks form.
Add 3/4 cup sugar gradually, beating until glossy and sugar is dissolved.
Fold in nuts.
Spread mixture carefully over batter in both pans.
Bake in moderate oven (375°) 25 to 30 minutes.
Cool cakes in pans 10 minutes; then remove from pans to finish cooling.
Combine heavy cream, 1/2, cup sugar, and cocoa.
Chill 1 hour, then whip.
Frost between layers, then top and sides.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert

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