Chocolate Lover's Torte

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A rich chocolate cake is glazed with Smooth and Glossy Chocolate Chip Glaze. You can use either round pans or heart-shaped pans for this recipe.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Heat oven to 350 F. Generously grease and flour 2 heart-shaped or 9-inch round baking pans.
  • In small saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter. Remove from heat; stir in cocoa. In large bowl, beat 2/3 cup butter and 1 cup sugar until creamy. Add chocolate mixture, egg yolks, vanilla and almond extracts; beat until blended. Gradually add flour, salt and milk; beat until well blended. Stir in almonds.
  • In medium bowl, beat egg whites until foamy; gradually add remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, beating just until soft peaks form. Gently fold into chocolate mixture. Pour batter evenly into prepared pans.
  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes (cake will settle slightly); remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
  • Place one cake layer on serving plate; spoon half of glaze over layer. Top with second layer. Spread top and sides with remaining glaze. Cool until glaze is set. Garnish as desired. 10 to 12 servings.
  • Smooth and Glossy Chocolate Chip Glaze: In small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup water and 3 tablespoons sugar. Heat to boiling, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup Mini Chips and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat with whisk or spoon until chips are melted. Use immediately.