Chocolate Strawberry Torte

SUZANNE ZICK • Iron Station, North Carolina I made this special dessert for my husband on Valentine’s Day, and he really enjoyed it. Tucked inside the chocolate crumb crust is a fluffy chocolate filling with a layer of fresh berries.

Chocolate Strawberry Torte

Photo by flour_arrangements


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup plus 2 teaspoons butter, divided

  • 2

    cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs

  • (about 10 whole crackers)

  • ¼

    cup sugar

  • 1

    carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • 1

    cup (8 ounces) sour cream

  • 1

    package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix

  • 1

    pint fresh strawberries, sliced

  • 1

    square (1 ounce) semisweet chocolate

Directions

1. In a microwave, melt 1/2 cup butter. In a small bowl, combine the cracker crumbs, butter and sugar until crumbly. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan; chill. 2. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, beat the whipped topping, sour cream and pudding mix until blended. Spread half over crust. Arrange strawberries over the top. Spread with remaining filling. 3. In a microwave, melt chocolate and remaining butter; stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature. Drizzle over filling. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.


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