Chocolate Torte With Hazelnut Sauce
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Chocolate Torte With Hazelnut Sauce

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

10
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME

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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 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. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 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. STEP 5

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

Nutrition

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

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  October 04, 2008

This tasted so good I dreamed about it for days afterwards!

— says Trudi
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