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Truffles Torte

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 13 oz Semisweet chocolate
  • 2 oz Unsweet chocolate
  • 3 tb Flour
  • 2 c Pecans, finely ground
  • 2 1/2 Sticks butter
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 7 Egg yolks
  • 5 Egg whites
  • pn Salt
  • 2 tb Butter, room temp
  • 1 tb + 1 tsp. rum or cognac
  • Cocoa


Butter 9x2 or 9x3 springform, dust lightly with breadcrumbs. Melt,
cool slightly 4 oz semisweet chocolate & 2 oz unsweet chocolate. Mix
3 Tbls. flour & 2 cups pecans, finely ground. Cream 1.5 sticks
butter. Add, beat mod-high for 1-2' 3/4 cup sugar. Add one at a time,
beating well 5 egg yolks. Add chocolate on low, then nuts, gradually.
Beat to stiff but not dry 5 whites & a pinch of salt. Stir a bit
into chocolate, then fold in rest in 3 or 4 batches. Level into pan
by rotating rapidly. Bake 1 hr at 350. Cool 15', remove from pan &
cool. Melt 3 oz semisweet chocolate. Whisk in 2 Tbls. butter (room
temp), then 1 yolk & 1 tsp. rum or cognac. Drop in ten mounds on wax
paper. Stand 30-60' until firm enough to handle. Coat hands with
cocoa, roll into uneven ball, roll in cocoa Melt 6 oz semisweet
chocolate & cream 1 stick butter. Beat in chocolate & 1 egg yolk & 1
Tbls. rum or cognac. Beat briefly at high until a bit ligher in
color. Frost cake, arrange truffles on top.

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