Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

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Silken tofu gives a smooth and creamy texture to this rich, chocolatey torte. Chopped roasted hazelnuts compliment the chocolate and add a great crunchy topping. If you’re looking to impress your loved ones this Christmas, this is a super simple recipe which requires minimum effort!

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Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

Serves 8

Nutrition

Calories: 230   Carbs: 16g   Protein: 7g   Fat: 15g

Ingredients

  • 250g Dark Chocolate (melted)
  • 600g Silken Tofu
  • 3 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 250g Shortcrust Pastry
  • 35g Roasted Hazelnuts
  • 30g Cocoa Powder
  • 30g Cacao Nibs

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees c
  2. Roll out your pastry to less than approx. 6-8mm thick and place into a greased pie dish. Trim the sides to fit the dish and bake for 10-15 minutes until golden.
  3. Once the pastry case has cooled and not before, combine the silken tofu, maple syrup, dark chocolate and cocoa powder and whizz in a blender until smooth.
  4. This mixture will set as the chocolate cools so do not hesitate in pouring the mixture into the case.
  5. Before leaving to set sprinkle with chopped roasted hazelnuts and cocoa nibs covering the entire torte.
  6. Leave to set in a refrigerator for at least 2 hours. When you slice into the torte is should retain it’s shape.
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2 Comments Add yours

  1. oh wow, why aren’t i eating this right now?! definitely adding this to my ‘to bake’ list!

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  2. Lauren says:

    I am making this for Christmas!

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