Posted by AnonymousThis is a tender angel cake with creamy almond filling.
Chocolate Angel Torte
- 1/3 cup sifted cake flour 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup white sugar 6 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup white sugar 5 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup white sugar 1 cup milk 2 eggs 2 tablespoons amaretto liqueur
1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2 Sift flour, cocoa, and 1/4 cup of the white sugar together.
3 Beat egg whites with cream of tartar and salt until soft peaks form, gradually add 1/2 cup sugar beating until stiff and shiny, add vanilla. Sift dry mixture over beaten egg whites gradually and gently fold in. Spoon batter into one 9x5 inch ungreased loaf pan.
4 Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 25 minutes or until done. Invert pan and cool completely. Remove cake and cut it into 3 layers. Spread almond filling between the layers and dust top with sifted confectioners' sugar. Makes about 10 servings.
5 To Make Almond Filling: Combine the remaining 1/4 cup white sugar, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan. Mix the beaten eggs and milk together and stir them into the sugar mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thick and bubbling. Cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add the almond liqueur and stir well. Cover the surface of the fill in with plastic wrap and chill completely before using.