Choco-Berry Torte Recipe with All-Purpose Flour and Strawberries

Choco-Berry Torte

Choco-Berry Torte Recipe with All-Purpose Flour and Strawberries
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Servings: 8


Choco-Berry Torte
Choco-Berry Torte

Indulge in the decadent and delightful Choco-Berry Torte, a perfect dessert for any occasion. This rich and moist chocolate cake is layered with fluffy whipped cream and topped with sweetened fruit for a burst of freshness in every bite.


The Choco-Berry Torte is a classic dessert that has been enjoyed for generations. The combination of chocolate and berries has always been a popular choice for dessert lovers, and this recipe brings together the best of both worlds in a delicious and visually appealing torte.


How to prepare

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C).
  2. Grease and flour two 8-inch round baking pans.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla; mix well with a spoon or whisk until the batter is smooth.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared pans.
  6. Bake for 22 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cakes to cool for 5 minutes, then remove them from the pans and transfer to wire racks.
  8. Let the cakes cool completely.
  9. Place one layer on a serving plate and spread 1 cup of whipped topping over the top of the layer.
  10. Top with the second layer and the remaining whipped topping.
  11. Before serving, arrange sliced sweetened strawberries or well-drained fruit on top of the torte.


  • Substitute the fruit topping with chocolate ganache for a richer flavor.
  • Add chopped nuts or chocolate chips to the batter for added texture.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to properly grease and flour the baking pans to prevent the cake from sticking.

- Be sure to cool the cakes completely before assembling the torte to prevent the whipped cream from melting.

- Use fresh or frozen whipped cream for the best texture and flavor.

- Feel free to customize the fruit topping with your favorite berries or fruits for a unique twist.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Choco-Berry Torte with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder for an extra touch of elegance.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to properly mix the batter until smooth to ensure a light and fluffy cake.

- Use a gentle folding technique when incorporating the whipped cream to maintain its airy texture.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use whole wheat flour for a healthier twist on this recipe.

- Replace the vegetable oil with melted butter for a richer flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

You can bake the cakes in advance and store them in an airtight container until ready to assemble the torte.

Presentation Ideas

Decorate the top of the torte with fresh mint leaves or edible flowers for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair the Choco-Berry Torte with a glass of red wine or a cup of coffee for a delightful dessert experience.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover torte in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Allow it to come to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Choco-Berry Torte contains approximately 300 calories.


Each serving of Choco-Berry Torte contains approximately 45 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Choco-Berry Torte contains approximately 12 grams of fats.


Each serving of Choco-Berry Torte contains approximately 3 grams of proteins.

Vitamins and minerals

This dessert is a good source of Vitamin C from the sweetened fruit topping.


This recipe contains dairy and wheat ingredients. Please be cautious if you have allergies to these ingredients.


The Choco-Berry Torte is a delicious dessert that provides a moderate amount of carbohydrates and fats, making it a satisfying treat for any sweet tooth.


The Choco-Berry Torte is a luscious and indulgent dessert that combines the richness of chocolate with the freshness of sweetened fruit. With its moist cake layers and fluffy whipped cream, this torte is sure to be a hit at any gathering.

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of discovering this recipe for the first time is a cherished one. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margie, who lived in a quaint little cottage on the outskirts of town. Margie was known for her exquisite baking skills, and I always looked forward to trying her latest creations.

As I walked into her kitchen, I was immediately greeted by the intoxicating aroma of chocolate and berries. Curious, I asked Margie what she was making, and she replied with a mischievous twinkle in her eye, "Choco-Berry Torte."

I watched as Margie effortlessly whipped up the batter, folding in fresh raspberries and swirling in rich chocolate. The torte baked to perfection in the oven, filling the kitchen with a heavenly scent that made my mouth water.

When Margie finally pulled the torte out of the oven and plated it, I took my first bite and was transported to dessert paradise. The combination of the tart berries with the decadent chocolate was a match made in heaven.

I begged Margie for the recipe, and she laughed, handing me a worn, stained index card with the handwritten instructions. She told me that she had learned the recipe from her own grandmother, who had passed it down through the generations.

From that day on, I made it my mission to perfect the Choco-Berry Torte recipe. I spent hours in my own kitchen, experimenting with different ratios of chocolate and berries, trying to capture that same magic that Margie had created.

I shared the torte with friends and family, who all raved about how delicious it was. They begged me for the recipe, and I happily obliged, passing on the tradition of the Choco-Berry Torte to the next generation.

Over the years, I continued to refine the recipe, adding my own twist here and there. Sometimes I would swap out the raspberries for strawberries or blackberries, depending on what was in season. Other times, I would drizzle a bit of caramel sauce on top for an extra touch of sweetness.

No matter how many times I made the Choco-Berry Torte, it never failed to impress. It became my signature dessert, the one that everyone asked for at family gatherings and potlucks.

As the years went by, I found myself making the torte not just for special occasions, but for everyday moments as well. A slice of Choco-Berry Torte became my go-to treat for rainy days, birthdays, and everything in between.

And now, as I look back on that fateful day in Margie's kitchen, I can't help but smile at how far I've come. The Choco-Berry Torte recipe has become more than just a dessert – it's a symbol of the love and joy that I've shared with those around me.

So, the next time you find yourself craving something sweet and indulgent, I urge you to give this recipe a try. I promise you won't be disappointed. And who knows, maybe one day you'll pass it on to someone special, just like Margie did for me.


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