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Indulgent Chocolate Torte

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Indulgent Chocolate Torte
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12
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Calling all chocolate lovers! Here's a decadent chocolate dessert that will fix your chocolate craving.
Updated Jan 19, 2011

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*
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition

340 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate, 30g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
31%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
30g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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