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No-Bake Chocolate Torte

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.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 511 calories, 38g fat (23g saturated fat), 181mg cholesterol, 215mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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