Ultra Chocolate Nut Torte

Pat Duran


If you love chocolate you are going to love this torte. Another advantage is there is NO Flour in this recipe. My family loved this recipe.This is a very-very rich torte- so I suggest small pieces.


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10 - 12
15 Min
30 Min


  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    dark chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 6 large
    eggs, separated
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
    each dark chocolate chips and chopped nuts

How to Make Ultra Chocolate Nut Torte


  1. Heat oven to 350^. Grease a 9 inch spring-form pan;set aside.
  2. In a glass 2 cup measuring cup microwave the 1 cup chocolate chips and butter in increments until meted.
    Whisk in the vanilla let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the salt and 2 Tablespoons of the sugar; add the cooled chocolate slowly and whisk to combine.
  4. With electric mixer, beat egg whites to soft peaks; gradually add remaining sugar and beat on high to stiff peaks. Whisk a small amount of the egg white into the chocolate mix ;then add that mixture into the remaining egg whites.
  5. Gently fold in the remaining chocolate chips and nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
    Bake until toothpick in center comes out clean. Bake about 25-30 minutes. Cool on wire rack; then remove sides of pan. Dust with sifted powdered sugar.
    Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
    Note: top of torte will be flaky.

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About Ultra Chocolate Nut Torte

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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