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Poppy Seed Torte

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate 1⁄4 Pound, melted
  Ground poppy seeds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Apricot jam 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 325°F.

MAKING
2. Beat sugar and cream to form a creamy mixture. Whisk egg yolks till they turn lemon yellow and thick. Add the creamed butter mixture and beat thoroughly. Mix crumbs and blend well. Mix poppy seeds and chocolate to the mixture.
3. Whisk egg whites to stiffen. Fold in poppy seed mixture.
4. Take two 8 inch layer cake pans, grease with butter and transfer the mixture into it. Bake for about half an hour or till the lightest touch leaves cake intact without depression.
5. Remove the cake and allow to cool. Join the layers with apricot jam and allow o frost with chocolate frosting or sweetened whipped cream.

SERVING
6. Slice and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Poppy Seed
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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