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Vienna Torte Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynn Ross
Added: Saturday, March 22, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 eggs, separated
1 cup sugar (divided)
3/4 cup sfited flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cream of tartar
3/4 cup grated unsweetened chocolate plus grated chocolate for garnish (divided)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 pint sweetened whipped cream

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl, beat egg yolks until thick. Add 1/2 cup sugar and mix well. Combine flour, baking powder and salt, add to egg yolk mixture. Set aside. In small mixing bowl, combine egg whites and cream of tartar and beat until stiff and glossy. Fold in 3/4 cup grated chocolate, then vanilla. Preheat oven to 350 . Fold egg white mixture into egg yolk and flour mixture. Pour into two 9-inch round cake pans that have been greased and lined with wax paper. Bake in preheated oven 25 to 30 minutes or until cakes test done. When done, turn out of pans immediately and remove paper. Cool completely. When cool, fill center and frost cake with whipped cream. Decorate around top edge with a ring of additional grated unsweetened chocolate. Keep refrigerated.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 - 12 Servings

 

 

 

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