This 1st Prize winning rich chocolate cakeis layered with graham crackers, melted chocolate and mini marshmallows.Created by Linda Bibbo of Chagrin Falls, OH.
Recipe: Sensational S’MoreTorte
For Cake: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).Grease and line bottom of two 8-inch-square cake pans with parchmentpaper.
Combine flour, sugar, baking cocoa, bakingsoda and salt in large mixer bowl. Beat in sour cream, butter,eggs and vanilla extract until just moistened. Beat on mediumspeed for 3 to 4 minutes or until light in color. Spoon intoprepared pans.
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until woodenpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wireracks for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
For Filling: Combine morsels in microwave-safebowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 Minute; STIR. Morsels may retainsome of their shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10-to 15-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
Combine pudding mix and milk in largemixer bowl. Beat for 2 minutes or until thickened. Beat in creamcheese. Fold in whipped topping. Fold in 3 cups marshmallows.
Slice each cake layer in half horizontally.Place two layers, side-by-side, cut-side-down on large servingplatter. Spread 1/2 the melted chocolate over the cake layers.Lightly press half the graham crackers into melted chocolate,cutting crackers to fit. Spread 1/2 the filling over graham crackers.Repeat with remaining cake layers, melted chocolate, graham crackersand filling, covering tops only, not sides of cake.
Coarsely chop chocolate covered grahamcrackers. Sprinkle over top of torte. Sprinkle with remainingmarshmallows. Refrigerate for at least 5 hours or overnight.
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups sour cream
2/3 cup butter, softened
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups (12-ounce package) NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE®Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
1 (3.5-ounce) package vanilla instant pudding and pie fillingmix
1 cup cold milk
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (12-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
4 cups miniature marshmallows – divided use
16 whole graham crackers
10 fudge-covered graham crackers or 5 squares chocolate grahamcrackers
Makes 16 servings.
Preparation Time: 1 hr
Cooking Time: 40 mins
Cooling Time: 5 hrs refrigerating
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16of recipe): Calories: 640 Calories from Fat: 290 Total Fat: 32g Saturated Fat: 20 g Cholesterol: 75 mg Sodium: 590 mg Carbohydrates:84 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 56 g Protein: 7 g
Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestl ® and Meals.com, used with permission.
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