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Friday, February 08, 2008
Favorite Ingredients Friday for February 8
For Favorite Ingredients Friday today, the theme is Valentine’s/Chocolate. Right away I thought of this wonderful dessert!
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE TORTE
1 package fudge brownie mix (13x9-inch size) plus the eggs, oil and water it calls for 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups whipped topping Chocolate or heart-shaped sprinkles
Prepare brownie mix as package directs for fudge-like brownies. Spread batter in a greased & floured 9-inch round cake pan. (Or do as I do and don’t bother with greasing & flouring -- just place a 9-inch round of wax paper in the bottom of the cake pan.) Bake at 350º for 38-42 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 10 minutes.
Invert onto a serving plate and cool completely. In a bowl, stir together the chocolate and butter until smooth. Spread over brownie layer; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Just before serving, top with the whipped topping. Decorate with sprinkles.
Yield: 9-12 servings.
This recipe is so easy and takes such ordinary ingredients, yet produces something really special! You might already have all of the ingredients on hand. It is decadent, for sure. I found this recipe in an early Quick Cooking magazine.
If you would like to see more recipes with this theme, check out Favorite Ingredients Friday and see what others have shared today. Happy baking!
I live in scenic northern New England with my handsome husband. We're empty-nesters with a bunch of adorable grandchildren. We love (tent) camping and traveling, but don't get away as often as we'd like to.