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Chocolate Torte
From Sarah Graddy, Gainesville, USA
As part of Virtual Chef - Birthday

Crust Ingredients:


• 1 1/2 cups chocolate wafers(finely ground in food processor or otherwise)
• 3/4 stick butter (6 T) melted and cooled completely(my dad says it just has to be softened)

Preparation:

Mix up into thick paste, cover bottom and sides of 8” spring form pan bake at 350 degrees for 10 min. cool completely for 15 min.

Filling Ingredients:

• 1/2 lb fine quality bittersweet chocolate, no more than 60% cacao content, coarsely chopped
• 3/4 stick butter, softened
• 2 lg eggs, lightly beaten
• 1/3 C heavy cream
• 1/4 C sugar
• 1/4 t salt
• 1 t vanilla extract

Preparation:

Melt chocolate and butter in a 2 Q saucepan over low heat whisk together eggs, cream, sugar, salt, vanilla in bowl add chocolate mixture, pour into crust bake until fi lling is fi rm 1” from edge, but middle trembles when pan is shaken, 20-25 min. at 350 degrees cool, then chill, uncovered, about 4 hours