Flourless Chocolate Raspberry Torte

Details

Time
3 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 cake

HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa adds an extra degree of decadence to this delicious, flourless chocolate raspberry torte recipe. Toasted walnuts and a dusting of powdered sugar complete the perfect picture.

Ingredients & Directions

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

Ingredients

  • 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

    milk

  • 1/4 tsp

    salt

  • 1 tsp

    powdered sugar

  • Raspberry Sauce

  • 3 Tbsp

    sugar

  • 1 tsp

    corn starch

  • 1 package

    fresh or frozen raspberries

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Directions

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
1

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

2

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.

3

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

4

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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