Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs
found in magazine. posting to try later. Cooking and prep time is approximate. Not listed in original recipe.
- vegetable oil cooking spray
- 8 large egg whites
- 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 1⁄4 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
- 1⁄2 cup seedless raspberry preserves
- 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 3⁄4 cup sour cream
- 1⁄2 pint fresh raspberry
- For Cake:.
- Heat oven to 350°F; coat bottom (not sides, bottom only) of a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray.
- Beat egg whites with 1 tablespoon water, cream of tartar, and salt in a bowl with an electric mixer on medium low speed until foamy.
- Continue to beat, adding sugar a little at a time, until batter is fluffy.
- Add vanilla and beat about 1 minute more. Sprinkle a small amount of flour over top of batter and fold into batter. Repeat 8-10 times or until you've added all the flour.
- Spread batter evenly in pan, using spatula to even out corners (shake pan once or twice to even surface).
- Bake until cake is a light golden color and surface springs back gently to the touch. (25-30 minutes).
- Run a sharp knife around edges of cake to separate from pan.
- Cook for 2 hours.
- For Filling:.
- Heat berry preserves in a small pan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it reaches a gentle simmer.
- For Frosting:.
- Melt chocolate in a double boiler.
- Take bowl off heat and stir in sour cream.
- Place a cutting board over cake pan and invert cake onto board.
- With a biscuit cutter or round cookie cutter, cut 12 rounds from cake.
- Top 6 rounds with 1 heaping tablespoon of raspberry filling then place remaining cake rounds on top.
- Spread 1/4 cup frosting over top and sides.
- Top with raspberries.
- Can serve immediately or refrigerate and bring to room temp about 1 hour before serving.