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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 738 Calories from Fat 456

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g80.9%

Saturated Fat 19.6 g97.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 279 mg93%

Sodium 95.6 mg4%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.2%

Sugars 53 g

Protein 14 g27.6%

Vitamin A 17.5% Vitamin C 0.74%

Calcium 11% Iron 13.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Black Forest Walnut Torte Recipe