Chocolate Bavarian Torte

Recipe by luvmybge
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Bake cake layers according to package directions.
  • Remove from pans.
  • Let cool.
  • Split each layer in half.
  • Cream brown sugar, vanilla, cream cheese and salt until sugar is dissolved and mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Fold in whipped cream or Cool Whip® topping.
  • Put one layer on plate.
  • Top with some of filling.
  • Add next layer.
  • Top with more filling.
  • Add third layer.
  • Top with more filling.
  • Add top layer and spread the rest of filling on top.
  • Garnish with chocolate curls or sprinkle with cocoa.
  • refrigerate.
  • Note: An easy way to make chocolate curls:
  • Melt a cup of chocolate chips with a teaspoon of Crisco shortening and pour (about 1/4-inch thick) on the back of an ungreased cookie sheet or baking pan.
  • Let it sit until it firms up (don't refrigerate) and then take a spoon and scrape a long line of chocolate.
  • It will curl as you scrape.
  • Or use small metal pancake turner to form curls.
  • Hold pancake turner at 45° angle and scrape chocolate into curls.