WALNUT MOCHA TORTE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Another tasty recipe from BHG. Can be dressed up with chocolate curls on top.
Photo: BHG
08-01-15


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Serves:

8

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

TORTE:

2 c
walnuts
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
2-1/2 tsp
baking powder
4
eggs
3/4 c
sugar

MOCHA FROSTING:

1 tsp
instant coffee crystals
1 c
whipping cream
1/3 c
sugar
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
TORTE:
2
In a medium bowl, stir together nuts, flour, and baking powder.
3
In a blender or food processor, combine eggs and sugar; cover and blend or process unil smooth. Add nut mixture. Cover and blend or process until smooth.
4
Spread batter evenly in two greased and lightly floured 8-inch round cake pans.
5
Bake in a preheated 350ยบ oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until cakes spring back when lightly touched. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool on wire racks.
6
Spread Mocha Frosting on each layer; stack layers. Loosely cover and chill frosted cake for 2 to 24 hours. If desired, top with chocolate curls.
7
MOCHA FROSTING:
8
In a chilled small mixing bowl, dissolve 1 tsp. instant coffee crystals, crushed, in 1 cup whipping cream; beat with chilled beaters of an electric mixer on low speed until slightly thickened. Add 1/3 cup sugar, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, and vanilla. Beat just until stiff peaks form.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian