How to make it

  • Position an oven rack in the lower third of the oven. Set the oven at 350 degrees. Butter a 9-inch springform pan with removable base. Line the bottom of the pan with a round of parchment paper cut to fit. Butter the pan, or apply shortening.
  • In a food processor, combine the almonds, chocolate, 1/2 cup of the sugar and the salt. Pulse until the almonds and chocolate are finely chopped but not pulverized or powdered.
  • In an electric mixer beat the eff whites with cream of tartar until they form soft peaks. Gradually beat in the remaining 1/2 cup sugar and conbtinue beating until the whites are stiff but not dry.
  • With a large metal spoon, fold 1/3 of the nut-chocolate mixture into the whites. Then fold in half the remaining mixture, then the remaining mixture.
  • Spread the batter in the pan and smooth the top. bake the torte for 25-30 minutes, or until it rises and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean or with a little melted chocolate. Set on a wire rack to cool for 30 minutes
  • Unlatch the spring and lift off the band. Use a wide metal spatula to slide the cake onto a platter, carefully removing the parchment paper. Let the cake cool completely.
  • Dust with cocoa and serve with whipped cream

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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    ~LOVELY~ "5"FORK!!!!! Recipe~
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    wonderful post..five forks
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    " It was excellent "
    californiacook ate it and said...
    Sounds delish!!!
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