A torte is traditionally a flour-less cake. The name originates from Italian, the word torta which means cake.


This chocolate torte is perfect for those who love the flavour and intensity of rich, dark chocolate.


Grant Hawthorne's Recipe For Chocolate and Hazelnut Torte


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Chocolate and Hazelnut Torte Recipe5 [small]from[/small] 1 [small]vote[/small]Recipe by Grant HawthorneCourse: DessertCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: MediumPrep time
20minutesCooking time
40minutesServings
12Total time
1hour 
This decadent dessert is for all the chocolate lovers out there.Ingredients
720 g 70% Chocolate
400 ml double cream
120 g praline paste (or Nutella)
50 g chopped toasted hazelnuts
60 g ground almonds
50 ml Frangelico (Hazelnut liqueur)
500 g store bought pastryMethodRoll out the sweet pastry, line the flan dish and bake it 'blind'. Allow cooling. Melt the chocolate over a bain marie. Reserve to one side and keep warm. Bring the cream to the boil and slowly incorporate the cooling cream into the warm chocolate. Add the praline paste, almonds and hazelnuts. Mix in thoroughly.Add the liqueur and stir until thickened and of 'dropping' consistency. Pour the mixture into the baked pastry case. Cover and refrigerate for 12 hours to set. Remove the torte from the mould and serve.


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