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No-Bake Chocolate Torte Recipe

No-Bake Chocolate Torte Recipe

Here's a delightful dessert that only looks like you fussed all day. With its attractive appearance and wonderful taste, no one will know that you saved time by spreading an easy-to-prepare frosting on a store-bought pound cake.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen pound cake (10-3/4 ounces), thawed
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 6 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 6 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted, optional

Directions

  • 1. Slice pound cake lengthwise into three layers and set aside. In a large bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and cocoa; beat until stiff peaks form. Stir in extract.
  • 2. Place one layer of cake on a serving platter; top with 1 cup of the frosting. Repeat layers. Frost top and sides with remaining frosting. Garnish with almonds if desired. Chill at least 15 minutes. Refrigerate any leftovers. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 511 calories, 38 g fat (23 g saturated fat), 181 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.