Amaretto Torte

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat Oven to 350*.
  • Grease and flour 2, 9 inch round cake pans.
  • Beat cake mix, water, eggs, and oil in a large bowl on low speed for 30 seconds, and then on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake for 28-33 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool on racks.
  • Split each cake layer horizontally into two thin layers. Cover loosely, set aside.
  • In a sauce pan, mix cornstarch and sugar. Gradually stir in milk and beaten eggs. Stir over low heat until mixture bubbles and thickens.
  • Cool mixture then stir in vanilla and rum flavorings.
  • Cover and chill.
  • Place one cake layer on a cake plate or serving platter.
  • Sprinkle with 1/3 of the Amaretto and spread with 1/3 of the apricot preserves, followed by 1/3 of the thickened egg mixture.
  • Continue layering, ending with plain fourth cake layer.
  • In a bowl whip cream and 1/4 cup of Amaretto until stiff.
  • Spread mixture over the top and sides of the cake.
  • Sprinkle outer edge of top with candied fruit, if desired.
  • Chill until ready to serve.
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