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Viennese Chocolate Torte Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Z. Haire
Added: Monday, August 13, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (12 oz) loaf of pound cake
1 (6 oz) bag of semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 C butter
1/4 C water
4 slightly beaten egg yolks
2 Tbsp sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy saucepan, heat chocolate, butter and water over medium heat, stirring until blended. Cool slightly. Add egg yolks, sugar and vanilla; stir until smooth. Chill until mixture is of spreading consistency, about 45 minutes.
Slice pound cake horizontally in 6 layers. Spread chocolate between layers, then frost top and sides.
Chill at least 45 minutes to set up before serving. When serving, cut into 1/4-1/2 inch slices.
**Blender method: Combine all ingredients for frosting in the blender, using soft butter and warm water. Blend on high until smooth.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Sunset recipe still used today.

I loved this torte -- a special treat on 24th, savored in every bite! Marg

 

 

 

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