Party In My Mouth Chocolate Torte
  • Cooking Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 60 minutes
  • Ingredients for Filling:
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-3/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ingredients for Batter:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chocolate syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Ingredients for Frosting:
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extrac
  1. Directions for Filling:
  2. 1. In a small saucepan, combine the flour, sugar, and salt. Stir in milk and syrup until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. 2. Remove from heat. Stir a small amount of mixture into egg; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Cool to room temperature, stirring often.
  4. Directions for Batter:
  5. 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Stir in vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with syrup and water. Beat until just combined.
  6. 2. Pour into two greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack to cool.
  7. 3. Cut each cake in half horizontally. Place one bottom layer on a serving plate; spread with a third of he filling. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining cake.
  8. Directions for Frosting:
  9. 1. Combine the sugar, egg whites, water and cream of tartar in a large heavy saucepan over low heat or double boiler over simmering water. With a portable mixer, beat mixture on low speed for 1 minute. Continue beating on low speed over low heat until frosting reaches 160 degrees, about 8-10 minutes. Pour into a large bowl; add vanilla. Beat on high speed until frosting forms stiff peaks, about 7 minutes. Pipe or spread over top and sides of cake. If desired, garnish with chocolate curls