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Nut-Filled Torte

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 8
  Bread crumbs 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Ground filberts 2 1⁄3 Cup (37.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Strong coffee 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chocolate frosting 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Beat sugar and egg yolks together until light and creamy; add bread crumbs, 1/3 cup filberts, baking ' powder, salt and vanilla.
Mix well.
Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into batter.
Turn into 3 greased and floured 9-inch layer pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Remove layers from pans; cool.
Combine remaining filberts and coffee in saucepan; cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
Cool.
Cream butter and confectioners' sugar; blend in coffee mixture.
Spread between layers.
Cover top and side of torte with chocolate frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Party

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