Swiss Cherry Cheese Torte

Chocolate, cream cheese, cherry and vanilla in a torte!

1 pkg Swiss chocolate cake mix
3 eggs (or 3/4 C egg substitute)
1 1/3 C water
1/3 C applesauce*
4 oz cream cheese, softened
2 tsp lemon juice concentrate
1 container prepared vanilla frosting
1 20-oz can cherry pie filling

Prepare cake mix according to instructions using eggs, water, and applesauce. Pour into two greased and floured round cake pans. Bake according to instructions on box. Cool on wire racks. Split layer when cooled.

Cream together cream cheese and lemon juice until smooth. Fold in vanilla frosting. Spread frosting mixture first then pie filling between layers and on top of cake. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

*Substitute for oil

Servings: 16

Submitted by Debby Shabo Wade 

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