Decadent Chocolate Hazelnut Torte
Picture yourself in a cozy kitchen filled with the rich aroma of chocolate and roasted hazelnuts. Imagine slicing through a velvety chocolate torte, and as your fork meets your taste buds, you experience an explosion of decadent flavors. This Decadent Chocolate Hazelnut Torte is a dessert lover’s dream come true, a symphony of chocolate and nutty goodness that will leave you craving for more.
- 1 cup of hazelnuts, roasted and finely ground
- 1 cup of high-quality dark chocolate, melted
- 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon of salt
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
- In a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate and butter together until smooth. Allow it to cool slightly.
- In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy. Stir in the vanilla extract.
- Gently fold the melted chocolate mixture into the egg mixture.
- Gradually add the ground hazelnuts, flour, and salt, folding until well combined.
- Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out with a few moist crumbs.
- Allow the torte to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Dust with cocoa powder and serve slices with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Indulge in the richness of this Decadent Chocolate Hazelnut Torte – a dessert that’s perfect for any special occasion or when you simply crave a delightful treat.
Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 380, Fat: 26g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 6g
Savor each bite of this torte as the silky chocolate and the nutty hazelnut flavors dance on your palate. Whether it’s a celebration or just a moment to treat yourself, this dessert is guaranteed to delight your senses. Share it with friends and family, or keep it all to yourself – either way, it’s a slice of heaven on a plate.