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       Title: Chocolate Nut Torte
  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 1 servings
       5    Eggs
   2 1/2 c  Sugar
   2 1/2 ts Baking powder
       1 tb Butter
   1 1/4 c  Scaled milk
   2 1/2 c  Flour
       1 ts Vanilla
     1/8 ts Salt
       2 c  Milk
     1/2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Flour
     1/4 c  Cocoa
     1/3 c  Cold milk
       1 c  Butter
       1 c  Powered sugar
       2 ts Vanilla
            Chopped nuts
   Beat eggs till light.  Gradually add one cup sugar and
   continue beating. Add the remaining surgar and beat till
   light and fluffy.  Combine butter with milk and gradually
   add to egg mixture.  Add sifted dry ingredients and
   vanilla.  Mix well.
   Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.  When cool, cut in half to make
   four layers.
   Heat 2 cups milk in double boiler.  Combine next four
   ingredients and add to hot milk.  Cook over hot water till
   thickened stirring constantly (about 20 minutes).  Remove
   from heat.  Cover and cool to room temperature.
   Thouroughly cream butter and powered sugar.  Add to above
   mixture.  Add vanilla and beat till smooth.  Spread between
   layers and on top and sides of cake.  Decorate with chopped
   Note-- I usually do the recipe for the frosting at 1 and
   1/2 times because it is so delicious and I like a good
   layer of frosting inside and out. Every year on Christmas
   Eve, we would have all of my relatives over for a mass and
   party.  The high-lite of this event was the “Torte” my mom
   would make.  I remember her spend all day in the kitchen
   baking on Christmas Eve.  We only got this cake once a year
   because it was a lot of work, but well worth the work and
   the wait. “The Fisher’s” <fish@micron.net>