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                            Chocolate Mint Torte
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Cakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      Cup           Chocolate cookie crumbs
    2      Tablespoon    Butter or margarine -- melted
      1/2  Cup           Butter or margarine -- softened
      3/4  cup           Sugar
    3      Ounce         Unsweetened chocolate
    1      Teaspoon      Vanilla extract
    1      Teaspoon      Peppermint extract
    3                    Eggs
      1/2  Cup           Whipping cream
                         Unsweetened chocolate -- grated
 Recipe by: The Cook’s Book of Uncommon Recipes - ISBN 0-940367-14-9 Mix chocolate
cookie crumbs and melted butter/margarine. Press firmly into the bottom of an
8-inch springform pan (or use a pie pan). Bake for 7-8 mins. Cool. 
 Use your electric mixer to prepare the filling. Cream butter/margarine until
smooth and gradually add the sugar. Melt the chocolate over simmering (not
boiling water in a double boiler or in a microwave according to manufacturer’s
instructions). Combine 
 Beat cream until it holds a firm peak. Fold whipped cream into chocolate mixture.
Gently spread into prepared crust. Sprinkle with grated chocolate (or use
chocolate sprinkles). Loosely cover with plastic wrap (try not to let plastic
touch the surface of
 NOTE: This is very rich. Keep servings small. Chocoholics WILL come back for
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