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Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

Course: Cake, Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate torte, family friendly recipe, Grain free dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 255kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
This chocolate hazelnut torte is a rich, tasty dessert that is a slice of chocolate heaven, but still light in texture. 
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Butter unsalted
  • 2 oz Chocolate Dark
  • 4 Eggs separated
  • 1/2 cup Erythritol low carb sweetener
  • 1 cup Hazelnut flour
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Grease and line an 8 inch spring form cake pan with parchment paper.
  • Melt the butter and chocolate together in a bowl over simmering water (Bain Marie). Or you could zap it in the microwave.
  • In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks together with 2 tablespoons of the erythritol and the vanilla.
  • Add the chocolate mixture, then add the hazelnut flour, salt and 1/4 cup of the erythritol. Stir well.
  • In another bowl, whisk the egg whites to soft peaks with an electric whisk.
  • Add the remaining erythritol and whisk until you have stiff peaks.
  • Add 1/4 of the egg white mixture to the chocolate mixture and stir slowly.
  • Fold the remaining egg whites into the mixture.
  • Pour into the cake tin and bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Eat and enjoy!

Notes

Serves 8 slices
Nutritional Info per slice:  255 Calories, 24g Fat, 5g Protein, 5.6g Total Carbs, 2.1g Fibre, 3.5g Net Carbs
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Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Fiber: 2.1g