Chocolate Chip Torte

Chocolate Chip TorteMy sister Teresa is quite a baker and this recipe is her signature one.

It shows up at every family gathering and can only be cut when the entire family has assembled.

I adore the frosting on this delicious cake! So do many other family members -which is why the end pieces are always fought over! Yum! All that frosting!

This cake looks so fancy, but the directions are quite simple and straight forward. I do need to admit that this is one recipe I have yet to master.  But at least Teresa is good to share!

Chocolate Chip Torte
Recipe from Aunt Teresa

Cream together:

1 cup soft butter
2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup sugar

Add  4 eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Add  2 cups flour. Mix well.

Stir in 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Spread into a greased jelly roll pan (15 .5  x 10.5 inch), lined with waxed paper.

Bake 20-30 minutes at 350 degrees.

Cool completely. Turn out on a lightly floured cloth. Remove waxed paper and cut into 4 sections each 3.5  inches wide. Spread 3 teaspoons of frosting on layer. Top with 2nd layer and repeat . Frost the remaining torte.


Melt 1 cup  chocolate chips. Stir until smooth.
Cream 3/4 cup of butter and 1 -1/2  cups sifted powdered sugar.
Add melted chocolate chips and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix well.


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