Bitter Chocolate Almond Torte ( Torta Di Cioccolato E M Andorle ) Recipe

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Servings: 8


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  • 225 gm blanched whole almonds
  • 225 gm bitter chocolate broken into pcs
  • 225 gm unsalted butter softened
  • 225 gm granulated sugar
  • 6 med (or possibly 4 large) Large eggs separated


  1. Preheat the oven to 150qC/300F/Gas 2.Butter a 20cm deep round spring release cake tin and line the bottom with greaseproof paper.
  2. Coarsely grind the almonds in a food processor and then the chocolate.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together in an electric mixer till pale and light.
  4. Add in the egg yolks one by one then the grnd nuts and chocolate.
  5. Beat the egg whites separately till they form soft peaks.
  6. Fold about a quarter into the stiff chocolate mix to loosen it a little then fold this mix into the remaining egg whites.
  7. Put into the prepared tin and bake in the preheated oven for 45 min till set.
  8. Test by inserting a skewer; if the torte is cooked it will come out clean.
  9. This cake comes from Capri. It is important which the chocolate be 70 per cent cocoa butter.
  10. Serves 8


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 84g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 474  
Calories from Fat 320 68%
Total Fat 37.05g 46%
Saturated Fat 15.54g 62%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Potassium 201mg 6%
Total Carbs 33.74g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 10%
Sugars 29.51g 20%
Protein 6.41g 10%
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