Chocolate Torte With Hazelnut Sauce

Chocolate Torte With Hazelnut Sauce
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Chocolate is used in this rich, dense dessert recipe to contrast with the sweet, nutty sauce.
30 min
Prep Time
1:25
Total Time
10 servings & 1 1/2 cups sauce

Ingredients

Cake

Powdered sugar
2 1/2 cups
real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup
*Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter
2 tablespoons
all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons
sugar
1 teaspoon
vanilla
4
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, slightly beaten

Sauce

1/2 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup
light corn syrup
1/4 cup
*Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter
1/2 cup
chopped toasted hazelnuts
1 teaspoon
vanilla

Garnish

Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, sweetened, whipped, if desired
 
*Substitute Land O Lakes® Salted Butter.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottom and sides of 8 or 9-inch springform pan; dust with powdered sugar. Set aside.
  2. Place chocolate chips and 1/2 cup butter in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 4-5 minutes or until chocolate chips are melted. Stir in flour, sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir in eggs until well mixed.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 22-28 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely.
  4. Combine brown sugar, corn syrup and 1/4 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in hazelnuts and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  5. Cut cake into wedges; top with sauce and whipped cream, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving cake, 2 tablespoons sauce)

Calories
500
Cholesterol
120mg
Carbohydrates
55g
Protein
5g
Fat
32g
Sodium
55mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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