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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.

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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 25 min
Total Time
10 servings & 1 1/2 cups



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


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


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 (1 serving cake, 2 tablespoons sauce)

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