Date and Chocolate Torte

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by cookingpompom

I have been trusted with my grandmother's hand written recipes. This recipe is dated as 1967 and is from a Mrs Phyllis Cotton of Brisbane Qld Australia. This torte should be slightly crisp on the outside and soft in the middle. Serve with freshly whipped cream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grate the chocolate and finely dice the dates.
  2. Beat the egg whites until soft peaks are formed in a glass, ceramic or metal bowl.
  3. Gradually add the sugar a little at a time and beat for a full 3 minutes.
  4. Carefully add in the almond meal, dates and chocolate.
  5. Fold through carefully and gently - do not beat.
  6. Pour into a greased and lined 20cm springform tin.
  7. Bake atg 170oC for 35-40 minutes.
  8. Cool in the tin.
  9. Turn out carefully, only when cold.
  10. Serve with lashings of fresh whipped ceam.

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