Tuxedo Torte

Tuxedo Torte

What’s black and white and delicious all over? This chocolate tuxedo cake! The black-tie recipe creates a fudgy, brownie-like cake with a layer of thick cream in the middle. Melted KISSES Milk Chocolate candies provide the top layer. Garnish with whipped cream and additional KISSES Candies.

SKILL LEVEL
intermediate
PREP
20 min
BAKE
25 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories380
Calories from Fat210
Total Fat24 g37% DV
Saturated Fat14 g70% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol100 mg33% DV
Sodium210 mg9% DV
Total Carbohydrates42 g14% DV
Dietary Fiber1 g4% DV
Sugars33 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A15% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg6% DV
Iron10% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories380
Calories from Fat210
Total Fat24 g37% DV
Saturated Fat14 g70% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol100 mg33% DV
Sodium210 mg9% DV
Total Carbohydrates42 g14% DV
Dietary Fiber1 g4% DV
Sugars33 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A15% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg6% DV
Iron10% DV
1/2 cupbutter or margarine (1 stick) , melted
1-1/4 cupsgranulated sugar
1 teaspoonvanilla extract
2 eggs
2/3 cupall-purpose flour
1/2 cupHERSHEY'S Cocoa
1/4 teaspoonbaking powder
1/4 teaspoonsalt
1 packagecream cheese (8 oz.) , softened
1 cuppowdered sugar
3/4 cupheavy cream , divided
28 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
Whipped topping or sweetened whipped cream (optional)
HERSHEY'S HUGS Brand Candies (optional)
HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates Additional (optional)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch round cake pan with foil, extending foil beyond sides. Grease foil.
  • 2. Stir together melted butter, granulated sugar and vanilla in large bowl. Add eggs; beat well using spoon. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture, beating with spoon until well blended. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 25 minutes or until cake is set. (Cake is fudgey and will not test done.) Remove from oven; cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  • 4. Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar in medium bowl until well blended. Beat 1/2 cup heavy cream until stiff; gradually fold into cream cheese mixture, blending well. Spread over brownie layer. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • 5. Remove wrappers from 28 milk chocolates; place in medium microwave-safe bowl with remaining 1/4 heavy cream. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolates are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool slightly; pour and spread over cream cheese mixture.
  • 6. Cover; refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Use foil to lift out of pan; remove foil. Cut into wedges; serve garnished with whipping topping, chocolates and chocolate candies, if desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover dessert. 12 servings.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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