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Glazed Chocolate Torte

  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Blanched ground almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking chocolate 3 Ounce, melted (3 Blocks Hershey's)
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (At Room Temperature)
  Egg whites 3
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Glaze 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Filling)

Cream shortening with sugar.
Add egg yolks and vanilla; beat well.
Stir in ground almonds, then baking chocolate.
Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, blending well after each addition.
Beat egg whites until frothy, gradually add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
Carefully fold into chocolate mixture and turn into two greased and cocoa-dusted 8-inch round layer pans.
Bake at 350°F. for 20 minutes or until done.
Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans.
When completely cool, split layers and fill with whipped cream.
Filling: 1 1/2 cups whipping cream, sweetened and whipped or 3 cups non-dairy whipped topping.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3093 Calories from Fat 1276

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g228.2%

Saturated Fat 50.6 g252.8%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 572.2 mg190.7%

Sodium 2170.5 mg90.4%

Total Carbohydrates 423 g140.9%

Dietary Fiber 24.4 g97.7%

Sugars 290.8 g

Protein 61 g121.2%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 69.2% Iron 137.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Glazed Chocolate Torte Recipe