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Flourless Chocolate Raspberry Torte


3 hours
Skill Level
1 cake

You won't believe this decadent, fudgy Flourless Chocolate Raspberry Torte recipe is gluten free. HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa gives the cake a decadent, rich flavor and texture. Finish it with toasted walnuts, raspberry sauce, a dusting of powdered sugar and fresh raspberries. Once it's ready, slice and serve it to your eagerly waiting guests and loved ones.  This Flourless Chocolate Raspberry Torte recipe is one of many delicious gluten-free baking recipes. Want more like this? Visit our 8 Gratifyingly Good Gluten-Free Baking Recipes.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
45 minutes
15 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes


  • 2 cups
    walnut pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar plus 3/4 cup, divided
  • 4
    eggs, separated
  • 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    powdered sugar
  • Raspberry Sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    corn starch
  • 1 package
    fresh or frozen raspberries


Equipment Needed 
food processor Food Processor
oven Oven
round baking pan 9-inch Round Baking Pan
mixing bowl Mixing Bowl
saucepan Saucepan
stovetop Stovetop
sieve Sieve

Toast walnuts*; cool completely. Process walnuts with 2 tablespoons granulated sugar in food processor or blender until finely ground.


Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 9-inch round baking pan. Dust with cocoa. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in large bowl until foamy; gradually add 1/3 cup granulated sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.


Beat egg yolks, remaining granulated sugar, cocoa , milk and salt until thickened. Gently fold batter and walnuts into egg whites. Pour into prepared pan.


Bake 30 minutes or until torte springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool in pan on wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar. Serve with Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce: Combine 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in saucepan. Add 1 package (12 oz) frozen raspberries, thawed. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Strain sauce through sieve. Cool to room temperature. Sweetened with additional sugar, if desired. About 2/3 cup sauce.

To toast walnuts: Heat oven to 350°F. Place walnuts in single layer in shallow baking pan. Bake 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned. Cool.

*Always read labels of each ingredient to ensure that they are gluten free prior to use.

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