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Indulgent Chocolate Torte

Calling all chocolate lovers! Here's a decadent chocolate dessert that will fix your chocolate craving.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Cake

1
bag (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
4
eggs, separated
1/2
cup granulated sugar

Glaze and Topping

1
oz unsweetened baking chocolate
1
teaspoon butter or margarine
1
cup powdered sugar
4
to 6 teaspoons boiling water
1/3
cup caramel topping

Garnish

Chocolate curls, if desired
1/2
cup chopped pecans, toasted*

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 9-inch springform pan. In 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and 1/2 cup butter over medium heat, stirring frequently. Cool 5 minutes. Stir in flour until smooth. Stir in egg yolks until well blended.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Beat in granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until soft peaks form. Fold chocolate mixture into egg whites. In pan, spread batter evenly.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top appears dry and cracked. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife along side of pan to loosen cake; remove side of pan. Cool completely. Place cake on serving plate.
  • 4 In 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate and 1 teaspoon butter over low heat, stirring frequently. Stir in powdered sugar and water until smooth. Drizzle glaze over top of cake. Drizzle caramel topping over glaze. Garnish with chocolate curls and pecans.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

To toast pecans, heat oven to 350°F. Spread pecans in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until light brown.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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