Easy -As -Pie No Bake Chocolate Torte

Easy -As -Pie No Bake Chocolate Torte
TOH “Best of Country Cooking” cookbook

1 (10 3/4 ounce) frozen pound cake, thawed
2 cups whipping cream
6 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar (powdered)
6 tablespoons baking cocoa
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup sliced almonds (optional)

Slice pound cake lengthwise into three layers and set aside.
In a small bowl,mix together powdered sugar and cocoa,set aside.
In a mixing bowl,beat whipping cream until soft peaks form.
Add sugar/cocoa mix a little at a time until stiff peaks form.
stir in extract.
Frost between layers,and stack on serving plate,then frost top and sides.
Sprinkle with almonds if desired.