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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Torta Di Cioccolato

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Category: Chocolate, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 10 Vanilla wafers
  • 3/4 c Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c Ground almonds
  • 6 Eggs, separated
  • 3/4 ts Cream of tartar
  • 1 c Butter
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Flour, all-purpose
  • 1 tb Almond liqueur or almond
  • -extract
  • Confectioner's sugar
  • -(optional)


Calories per serving: Number of Servings: 0 Fat grams per
: Approx. Cook Time: 0:45 Cholesterol per serving: Marks:


Place wafers, chocolate chips and almonds in blender or food processor
container. cover and blend at medium speed until ingredients are finely
ground and evenly combined. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, at high speed,
beat egg whites with cream of tartar until stuff but not dry, just until
whites no longer slip when bowl is tilted. Set aside. In small mixing bowl,
at medium speed, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in egg yolks until well blended. Gradually beat in reserved wafter
mixture, flour and flavoring until thoroughly combined. Gently fold in
about 1 cup of the reserved beaten whites. Gently but thoroughly, fold yolk
mixture into remaining beaten whites. Pour into greased 9x13-in springform
pan. Bake in preheated 350 F oven until knife inserted near the center
comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Remove rim of pan.
Dust top of cake with confectioner's sugar, if desired.

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