Dobos Torte Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 3)
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Reviewed: May 11, 2005
A bit time consuming to make and unhealthy as they come, but the result is stunning! Took it to a gathering and everyone loved it and brought home seconds. I cut the sugar in the buttercream to 3 cups, but it's still a little too sweet for me. Next time I will try 2 or 2 1/2 cups.
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Reviewed: Apr. 9, 2004
This worked out really, really well and was great! Being half Hungarian, I decided that I needed to master the Dobos Torte. This is the most comprehensive and well-written recipe I've been able to find (i.e. not assuming that you grew up making it and just needed a refresher). I have a few suggestions to make this easier for folks trying it - 1.) Be prepared the batter is THICK! I just used the bottom of the springform pan and spread the batter onto it - it was a lot easier and no burns taking the thing apart to quickly get the layer onto the cooling rack. The sides are not needed to keep the batter in and just got in the way. 2.) this made a tad too much caramel and people were peeling it off and setting it aside because it was too much to crunch through - it ended up being the thickness of brittle. I'll reduce by half next time so that it's more of a glaze. Thanks, Kevin! I owe you one!
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Reviewed: Feb. 19, 2004
this recipe was good, but as a hungarian myself, I must say the frosting was not what I have grown up with.
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Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2003
This cake is absolutely wonderful!!! Take the time to make the caramel topping because it really adds to the cake and the chocolate buttercream frosting is to die for. This is a very impressive cake. Great for a special occasion or the holidays!
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Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2001
Made this cake for Thanksgiving and it was excellent. I will make this cake for major holidays.
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