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Ukrainian Torte (With Apple and Chocolate Filling)



Cream the butter and sugar together until very light.
Add the egg and beat well.
Stir in the remaining ingredients; Mix thoroughly and chill.
Divide the dough into 4 equal parts.
Pat each part into a lightly buttered layer cake pan (8 inch pan).
Bake in a moderate oven (350 degrees F.
)for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until delicately browned.
Remove from the pans to a cake rack.
While the cakes are cooling, prepare the following apple filling;.
Cook the apples with the lemon juice and sugar until thick.
(Add sugar to taste) Do not add any water.
Now prepare the chocolate filling.
Cream all the ingredients to a smooth paste.
Spread the layers with the prepared fillings.
Use the apple filling on the first layer and the chocolate filling on the second layer.
Spread the third layer with the apple filling.
Cover with the fourth cake.
Ice the top and the sides with any plain icing.
Do not cut for 24 hours.
Serve in slices.