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Lushious Layered Torte Recipe

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This recipe for Lushious Layered Torte, by , is from Favorite Recipes from Susan's Kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Salgy
Added: Saturday, October 28, 2006


1 package chocolate cake mix
2 4-oz pkgs German's Sweet Chocolate
3/4 C butter, softened
1/2 C toasted almonds
8 oz Cool Whip

Prepare cake mix, baking in two 9" layer pans. Cool and split each layer in half horizontally to make 4 layers.
Melt 1 1/2 pkgs chocolate over hot water, Cool.
Beat in butter, add almonds.
Make chocolate curls from remaininig chocolate, set aside.
Place 1 cake layer on serving plate, spread with half the chocolate mixture.
Top with second layer and spread with half the whipped topping.
Repeat layers, garnish with chocolate curls.
Chill 1 hour.
Refrigerate any leftover cake.

Note: let refrigerated leftover cake stand at room temp about 30 minutes before cutting.




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