Chocolate Bavarian Torte

Chocolate Bavarian Torte

"'Whenever I take this torte to a potluck, I get so many requests for the recipe,' notes Edith Holmstrom of Madison, Wisconsin."
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45 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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  1. Mix and bake cake according to package directions, using two 9-in. cake pans. Cool in pans for 15 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely on a wire rack.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and salt until fluffy. Fold in cream. Split each cake into two horizontal layers; place one on a serving plate. Spread with a fourth of the cream mixture. Sprinkle with a fourth of the cream mixture. Sprinkle with a fourth of the chocolate. repeat layers. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.


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This recipe is simple and elegant and tasty. Made cake for Valentine's Day. Placed 3 large chocolate dipped strawberries on top and all around the base of cake. Wonderful presentation. Actual...

One of my favorite cake recipes. For really special occasions, I make a dark chocolate cake from scratch.

I made this in a loaf pan, and the middle layer I put coconut pecan icing, the other layers were the cream cheese/whipped cream, it was easy to assemble and slice, was very appealing looking.

great cake! in between the layers (before i layered the whip cream mixture) i drizzled condensed milk. it made the cake extra delicious!

Made this exactly as recipe calls for many times. Excellent!

The flavor for this was a little flat for me. Maybe if I had used a dark chocolate cake mix instead of devils food flavor it would have been better. I served with chocolate syrup and raspberry s...

I loved this cake and it was fun to make but the icing was not totally cooperative. I used a dark chocolate cake mix ( with the pudding in the mix) and it was very moist and rich. tasted great w...

This has been a family favorite for years - so simple and so delicious! I love that can make a day before.

Marvelous recipe. My mother gave me this recipe along with another (saltine craker pie), many years ago, to enter into a cooking contest at work. I made this and another recipe. I do not cook...

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