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Black Forest Walnut Torte

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Ingredients
  Eggs 14 Small
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Walnuts 12 Ounce, ground
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Milk chocolate 1⁄2 Pound, melted
Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Separate 12 eggs.
Place egg yolks and 11/2 cups sugar in small mixer bowl; beat for 15 minutes until thickened and lemon col- ored.
Add walnuts and vanilla.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into yolk mixture.
Pour batter into 3 springform pans or 9-inch cake pans with scraper.
Bake for 1 hour or until cake tests done.
Remove pans from oven; invert onto cake racks until cool.
Remove cake from pans.
Place butter, choco- late and remaining sugar in small bowl; beat until blended.
Add remaining eggs; beat until of spreading consistency.
Spread on tops of layers and on sides; as- semble cake.
Sprinkle top with additional ground walnuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
10

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