Strawberry Brownie Torte
1 package brownie mix
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup oil
1 package cream cheese — softened
1 1/2 cups milk
1 sm pkg pudding mix, vanilla
2 pints strawberries — sliced
Line 2 round pans with foil and grease. In bowl, combine brownie ingredients, beat 50 strokes by hand. Divide between the pans.
Bake at 350ºF for 26-31 minutes. Don’t overbake! Cool, then freeze until firm (about 1 hour) In small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in milk, then pudding mix. Refrigerate 5 minutes.
To assemble, remove brownie layers. Place one layer on serving plate, top with half of filling and 2 cups of berries. Place remaining layer, top side up, on strawberries.
Top with filling and berries. Drizzle with chocolate syrup if desired.