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       Title: Chocolate Lover’s Torte
  Categories: Cheesecakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
     1/4 c  Butter
     1/3 c  Hershey’s cocoa
     2/3 c  Butter; softened
       1 c  Plus 3 tablespoons sugar; di
            -vided
       3    Eggs; separated
       1 ts Vanilla extract
     1/4 ts Almond extract
     3/4 c  All-purpose flour
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/4 c  Milk
     2/3 c  Finely ground almonds
            Smooth and glossy glaze:
            = (recipe follows)
            Sweetened whipped cream
  
   Recipe by: www.hersheys.com
   1. Heat oven to 350 F. Generously grease and flour 2
   heart-shaped or 9-inch round baking pans.
    2. In small saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter. Remove from
   heat; stir in cocoa.
    3. In large bowl, beat 2/3 cup butter and 1 cup sugar
   until creamy. Add chocolate mixture, egg yolks, vanilla and
   almond extracts; beat until blended. Gradually add flour,
   salt and milk; beat until well blended. Stir in almonds.
    4. In medium bowl, beat egg whites until foamy; gradually
   add remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, beating just until soft
   peaks form. Gently fold into chocolate mixture.
    5. Pour batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake 20 to 25
   minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out
   clean. Cool 10 minutes (cake will settle slightly); remove
   from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
    6. Prepare SMOOTH AND GLOSSY CHOCOLATE CHIP GLAZE. Place
   one cake layer on serving plate; spoon half of glaze over
   layer. Top with second layer. Spread top and sides with
   remaining glaze. Cool until glaze is set. Garnish as
   desired. 10 to 12 servings.
    SMOOTH AND GLOSSY CHOCOLATE CHIP GLAZE:
   In small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup water and 3 tablespoons
   sugar. Heat to boiling, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
   Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup HERSHEY'S MINI CHIPS
   Semi-Sweet Chocolate and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat
   with whisk or spoon until chips are melted. Use
   immediately.JM Hershey’s is a registered trademark of
   Hershey Foods Corporation. Recipe may be reprinted courtesy
   of the Hershey Kitchens.
  
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