1 3/4 cups very finely chopped pecans
2/3 cup sugar
1 pint (2 cups) whipping cream
16 ounces high quality real semi-sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped*
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
2/3 cup whipping cream
1 1/3 cups whipping cream
Heat oven to 350°F. Stir together all crust ingredients in medium bowl. Firmly press on bottom and up sides of 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Place tart pan onto baking sheet. Bake 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.
Heat 2 cups whipping cream in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat 5-8 minutes or until mixture just comes to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in chocolate 2-3 minutes or until completely melted. Pour into cooled crust. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until set.
Combine all caramel sauce ingredients except 2/3 cup whipping cream in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Cool 5 minutes; stir in 2/3 cup whipping cream.
Just before serving, beat 1 1/3 cups whipping cream in small bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Garnish torte with whipped cream. Serve with warm caramel sauce.
*Substitute 16 ounces (2 2/3 cups) real semi-sweet chocolate chips.
- Crust, filling and caramel sauce can be prepared 1 day before serving. Reheat caramel sauce just before serving.
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- This recipe is naturally gluten-free. To date, the FDA and USDA have not defined the term "gluten-free." Therefore, to the best of our knowledge, the ingredients in our Process Cheese (example: American Process Cheese) and our natural dairy products (examples: natural cheese and butter) do not contain gluten. Learn about gluten-free baking.