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Dark Chocolate and Almond Torte



14 piece(s)


  • 5 eggs, seperated
  • 35 g Dark eating chocolate, for grating
  • 160 g dark eating chocolate, broken into squares
  • 160 g Butter, chopped
  • 165 g caster, sugar
  • 120 g almond meal
  • 50 g toasted flaked almonds, chopped coarsely

Dark Chocolate Ganache

  • 125 g dark eating chocolate, broken into squares
  • 80 g cream

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to moderate (180C/160C fan-forced)

    Grease deep 22cm round cake pan; line base and side with baking paper

    Ensure bowl is clean & dry.  Insert butterfly whisk.  Add egg whites and beat 3-4 min/Sp 3.5. Set aside into large bowl

    Rinse and dry bowl.  Add 35g chocolate and grate 3 sec/Sp 7. Set aside

    Without rinsing bowl add 160g chocolate and the butter and melt for 5min/50C/Sp 2. Set aside

    Add egg yolks and sugar to bowl and beat 2min/Sp 5

    Add chocolate mixture, almond meal, flaked almonds and grated chocolate and mix 10 sec/reverse Sp 5

    Add 1/3 of egg white mixture and mix 10 sec/reverse Sp 2

    Add mixture to the remaining egg whites and carefully fold without overmixing.

    Pour into pan; bake about 45minutes.

    Stand cake in pan 15 minutes; turn cake top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.


    Meanwhile, place ganache ingredients into bowl and melt 4min/50C/Sp 2

    Spread ganache over cake; stand 30 minues before serving


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  • Thankyou for this recipe. It was a wonderfully...

    Submitted by Caz3108 on 21. October 2018 - 18:07.

    Thankyou for this recipe. It was a wonderfully moist velvety chocolate. Very decadent but not too rich.

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