Chocolate Torte with walnuts
1/3 cup butter
2/3 cup fine granulated sugar
5 medium eggs, separated
1 whole egg
3 oz. semi-sweet chocolate
1 cup (or more) of grated walnuts or hazel nuts
Cream butter with sugar. Add egg yolks and whole egg mixing well.
Melt chocolate, cool slightly and add to the above mixture. Add
the grated nuts. Mix. Beat whites and fold them into the mixture.
Butter well a 10" Springform pan, and sprinkle with dry breadcrumbs.
Put batter into pan and bake in preheated 350 F. oven for approximately
50 minutes. Use the kniting needle test for donness. Cool and
3/4 cup apricot jam
4 oz sweet dark chocolate
1/2 cup sugar
4 Tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cover top and sides of Torte with apricot jam. Melt the rest of
the ingredients over a low flame mixing constantly. Remove from heat
and poor over Torte.
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