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Chocolate Torte Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Torte, by , is from 'Cooking With Harmony' 2nd Edition, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Darlene Allen
Added: Thursday, July 16, 2009


1 c. chopped dates
1 c. boiling water
1 t. baking soda

1/2 c. butter or margarine
1/2 c. vegetable shortening
1 c. sugar
2 beaten eggs
1 t. vanilla

1 3/4 c. flour
1/2 t. salt
3 T. cocoa

1 pkg. (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 c. chopped nuts

Combine first 3 ingredients. Let stand until cool. Blend together butter, shortening and 1 c. sugar. Add 2 beaten eggs and 1 t. vanilla. Blend in flour, salt and cocoa. Fold in cooled date mixture and pour into a 9x13x2 1/2 inch pan. Spread chocolate chips and nuts over top and bake at 350 for 35-45 min.
Freezes well.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a favorite recipe of my mother, Suzanne Parrish. My dad and I both loved it.




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