Layers of chocolate and raspberry jam make Sachertorte [SAH-kuhr-tohrt] a German gem.

Recipe by Southern Living October 1999

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
1 (3-layer) cake
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes. Spoon batter into 3 greased and floured 8-inch round cakepans.

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  • Bake at 350° for 18 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.

  • Spread jam between layers.

  • Microwave whipping cream at HIGH 1 minute; add chocolate morsels, stirring until melted. Pour mixture over top of cake, using a spatula to spread dripping mixture around sides of cake. Garnish, if desired.

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