Friday, March 10, 2017
Cherry Glazed Chocolate Torte Recipe
Skill Level: Beginner
Prep Time: 18 Minutes
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 can (21 oz.) cherry pie filling, divided
1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9-inch springform pan.
2 Stir together butter, granulated sugar and vanilla in large bowl. Add eggs; using spoon, beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture, beating until well blended. Spread batter in prepared pan.
3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until cake is set. (Cake is fudgy and will not test done.) Remove from oven; cool completely in pan on wire rack.
4 Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar in medium bowl until well blended; gradually fold in whipped topping, blending well. Spread over top of cake. Spread 1 cup cherry pie filling over cream layer; refrigerate several hours. With knife, loosen cake from side of pan; remove side of pan. Cut into wedges; garnish with remaining pie filling. Cover; refrigerate leftover dessert. 12 servings.