Chocolate Torte With Hazelnut Sauce

Chocolate Torte With Hazelnut Sauce

Chocolate is used in this rich, dense dessert recipe to contrast with the sweet, nutty sauce.

30 min.prep time 1:25total time
10 servings
151 Rating

Ingredients

Cake

Powdered sugar
2 1/2 cups real semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla

Sauce

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup chopped toasted hazelnuts
1 teaspoon vanilla

Garnish

Sweetened whipped cream, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottom and sides of 8 or 9-inch springform pan; dust with powdered sugar. Set aside.

Place chocolate chips and 1/2 cup butter in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate chips are melted (4 to 5 minutes). Stir in flour, sugar and vanilla. Stir in eggs until well mixed.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 22 to 28 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely.

Meanwhile, combine brown sugar, corn syrup and 1/4 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil (4 to 5 minutes). Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in hazelnuts and vanilla.

Cut cake into wedges; top with sauce and whipped cream, if desired.

 

*Substitute Land O Lakes® Salted Butter.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving cake, 2 tablespoons sauce)

Calories: 500

Fat: 32g

Cholesterol: 120mg

Sodium: 55mg

Carbohydrates: 55g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #12835B©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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