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Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

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Category: Desserts, Chocolate

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Butter; softened
  • 1 1/3 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Ghirardelli cocoa
  • 1 tb Cognac
  • 6 Eggs; separated
  • 1 c Hazelnuts; finely ground


1 c Ghirardelli cocoa
1 3/4 c Sugar
1/2 c ;Water, hot
1/2 c Milk
1 pn Salt
1 ts Vanilla

Heat oven to 325-F. Cream butter with sugar. Mix in cocoa and cognac. Beat
egg yolks until fluffy; add to cocoa mixture and beat two minutes on
medium. Mix in nuts. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Stir 1/3 beaten
egg whites into chocolate mixture to lighten; fold in remainder. Spread
into buttered 8" springform pan. Bake at 325 F for about 1 hour or until
firm in the center. Cool in pan before removing. (Cake will sink in the
center.) Spread Cocoa Whipped Cream into indentation in center of cake. Top
with Dark Cocoa Sauce, if desired.

Sauce: In small heavy saucepan, blend cocoa with sugar. Stir in hot water
and mix until smooth. Add milk and salt. Heat to boiling; cook for 2
minutes. Cool. Stir in vanilla. Serve over ice cream, cake or other

Adapted from recipe from Ghirardelli Chocolate Company of San

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