Gluten-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Dream Torte

Gluten-Free Chocolate Hazelnut Dream Torte

Delight hazelnut lovers with this decadent torte filled and topped with white chocolate glaze.

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cup whole hazelnuts
box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free devil's food cake mix
cup water
stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
squares (1 oz each) white chocolate, chopped
teaspoon gluten-free vanilla
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place hazelnuts in single layer in shallow baking pan. Toast hazelnuts 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown and aromatic. Transfer hot nuts to several thicknesses of paper towels. Rub hazelnuts together to remove skins. Let cool. In food processor- or blender-container, grind half of the hazelnuts finely. Chop remaining hazelnuts; set aside.
  2. Generously grease bottom only of (8- or 9-inch) round pan. (Lower oven temperature to 325°F if using dark or nonstick pan.)
  3. In large bowl, beat ground hazelnuts, cake mix, water, butter and eggs on low speed of electric mixer 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Bake 43 to 48 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; run knife around inside edge of pan; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
  4. In small heavy saucepan, heat sweetened condensed milk and white chocolate over medium heat until chocolate melts. Cook and stir over medium-low heat about 7 to 10 minutes longer or just until thickened. Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Cut cooled cake in half horizontally. Place bottom layer, cut side up on serving plate; spread half the white chocolate mixture over cake; sprinkle with half the chopped hazelnuts. Top with remaining cake half, cut side down. Spread remaining white chocolate mixture over top (some may drip down side). Sprinkle with remaining hazelnuts. Refrigerate any remaining cake.
Makes 10 servings
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Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Did You Know?
Not only does toasting the hazelnuts bring out their nutty flavor, but it also makes removing the somewhat-bitter skins easier.
Love dark chocolate? Use bittersweet chocolate instead of the white chocolate.
Betty Crocker® Mixes win Edison Award
Betty’s mixes won gold. The Edison Best New Product Awards are given annually and are voted on by a not-for-profit group. Enjoy this recipe using one of the mixes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 490
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 105mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 63g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 45g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.