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Chocolate Mousse Torte

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Servings: 12
Categories: Chocolate / Desserts / Tortes

1  package  1 layer devils food cake mix
1/3  cup  Chocolate ice cream topping
4    Squares semisweet chocolate
2  tablespoons  Powdered sugar
2  tablespoons  Coffee liqueur
2    Egg yolks
1/2  cup  Whipping cream
1  tablespoon  Chocolate ice cream topping
1/2  cup  Whipped cream
    Fresh raspberries (optional)

1. Prepare mix and bake according to directions. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely. Place on serving platter. 2. Spread cake with the 1/3 cup ice cream topping. Chill till needed. Set aside. 3. For the mousse, in a small saucepan melt semi-sweet chocolate over low heat; remove. Stir in powdered sugar, liqueur, and egg yolks. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2 minutes or until mix- ture coats a metal spoon. Remove from heat; cool completely. 4. Beat the first 1/2 cup whipping cream to soft peaks. Stir half of the chocolate mixture into the whipped cream. For in the remaining chocolate. Cover; chill until mixture mounds. Spread onto cake to within 1 inch of edge. Chill; covered for several hours. 5. To serve, drizzle cake with the 1 Tablespoon topping. Using a pastry bag fitted with the star tip, pipe the 1/2 c whipped cream around cake edge and garnish with raspberries, if desired. Cal: 258 Source: Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Dec. 1992

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