*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            COCOLAT WALNUT TORTE
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Chocolate
                 Pies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8      ounces        Bittersweet Chocolate
      3/4  cup           Butter
    4                    Eggs -- separated
      3/4  cup           Sugar -- divided
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla
      1/4  cup           Unsifted flour
      2/3  cup           Walnuts -- ground
                         Pinch of cream of tartar
 
 In heavy saucepan on low heat, melt broken chocolate with butter, stirring
constantly until smooth; set aside. Beat egg yolks for 1 to 2 minutes, gradually
adding 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla. Beat in chocolate mixture. Fold in flour and
nuts. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add remaining
1/4 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Blend a fourth of the egg whites
into the chocolate mixture; fold in remaining egg whites. Pour into 9 springform
pan lined with parchment paper. Bake at 375-F for 30 to 35 minutes or until sides
start to separate from pan but center is still moist. Cool on rack. Remove torte
from pan. Frost with Cocolat Rum Glaze*. * Separate recipe
 
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