Enjoy a patriotic treat with this recipe
for Red, White and Blueberry Torte. Bursting with chocolate morsels,
the cake-like bottom is layered with a fluffy cream cheese and
whipped topping mixture, and decorated with colorful, fresh fruit.
It's sure to create fireworks at any party!
Red, White and Blueberry
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 tablespoon water
1 1/2 cups (9 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet
Chocolate Morsels - divided use
1 teaspoon vanilla extract - divided use
2 large eggs
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 of an 8-ounce container frozen light whipped topping, thawed
2 cups sliced strawberries
1/4 cup fresh blueberries
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Line 9-inch-round cake pan with wax paper; grease paper.
- Combine 3/4 cup sugar, butter and water
in small, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly;
remove from heat. Add 3/4 cup morsels; stir until smooth. Stir
in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Add eggs, one at a time, stirring
well after each addition. Add flour, baking soda and salt; stir
until well blended. Stir in remaining 3/4 cup morsels. Pour into
prepared cake pan.
- Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden
pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky. Cool in pan
for 15 minutes. Invert torte onto wire rack; remove wax paper.
Turn right side up; cool completely.
- Beat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons sugar
and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in small mixer bowl
until creamy. Stir in whipped topping. Spread over torte; top
with berries. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Cooling Time: 30 mins cooling
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8
of recipe): Calories: 540 Calories from Fat: 290 Total Fat: 32
g Saturated Fat: 21 g Cholesterol: 105 mg Sodium: 280 mg Carbohydrates:
58 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 42 g Protein: 7 g
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of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.