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       Title: Chocolate Coffee Torte
  Categories: Cheesecakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 12 servings
       2 c  Chocolate wafer crumbs
            = (about 40 wafers)
     1/2 c  Finely chopped almond;
     1/4 c  Granulated sugar
     1/3 c  Golden crisco shortening;
       1 cn Sweetened condensed milk;
            -14 oz
       2 c  Sour cream
     1/4 c  Coffee liqueur
            Or cold strong coffee
       2 c  Whipping cream
            Chocolate covered coffee
            =to decorate; optional
            Filling :
       5    Semi-sweet chocolate
    1. Combine all ingredients. Mix well. Press half of crumb
   mixture firmly on bottom of 9-1/2-inch (24 cm) springform
   2. Melt chocolate and sweetened condensed milk together on
   low heat, stirring until smooth.
    3. Combine sour cream, liqueur and chocolate mixture in
   large bowl.
    4. Beat cream to stiff peaks. Reserve a little for
   decoration. Fold remaining into chocolate mixture gently
   but thoroughly. Spread half of mixture over prepared crust.
   Top with remaining crumb mixture. Spread remaining filling
   on top.
    5. Chill until firm, about 4 hours or overnight. Decorate
   with reserved whipped cream and chocolate covered coffee
   beans .
     Hint: Also delicious served with a raspberry sauce.
    Preparation time: 15 minutes,  Makes: 12 servings.
   Chilling time: 4 hours.  Freezing: Excellent