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Layered Chocolate Cheese Torte

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Layered Chocolate Cheese Torte is an exquisite dessert that is great to your tastebuds and holds a wonderful visual appeal. Try this yummy Layered Chocolate Cheese Torte!
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cocoa 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 Medium
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened (2 Packages)
  Chocolate wedges 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Garnish)
  Semisweet chocolate square 1 , grated
  Strawberries 6 Large (For Garnish)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat first 6 ingredients, 1 egg, 3/4 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup water until mixed. Increase speed to high; beat 2 minutes. Pour batter into greased 9" by 3" springform pan; bake 25 to 30 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on wire rack.
2. In saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup water; let stand 1 minute. Over low heat, cook until gelatin completely dissolves, stirring.
3. Separate remaining 2 eggs. From lemon, grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze 1 1/2 tea spoons juice. In large bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat cheese, lemon juice, egg yolks, and 1/2 cup sugar; beat in gelatin mixture.
4. In small bowl, with mixer at high speed, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold whites and lemon peel into cream-cheese mixture; pour into pan over cake. Cover; refrigerate until firm, about 3 hours.
5. Prepare Chocolate Wedges; cut into 12 wedges.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4660 Calories from Fat 3065

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 346 g532.7%

Saturated Fat 178.5 g892.7%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 1181.3 mg393.8%

Sodium 3715.4 mg154.8%

Total Carbohydrates 348 g115.9%

Dietary Fiber 37.6 g150.4%

Sugars 190.3 g

Protein 109 g218.8%

Vitamin A 149.3% Vitamin C 233.2%

Calcium 139.3% Iron 131.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Layered Chocolate Cheese Torte Recipe