Chocolate Walnut Torte

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 1 torte
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a cuisinart, pulse the chocolate until it becomes a coarse mixture, the consistency of gravel.
  • Pulse in the walnuts, briefly, until they are coarsely chopped -bigger chunks than the chocolate.
  • In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks until pale in color, then gradually beat in the agave.
  • In a separate large bowl, beat the egg whites to stiff peaks, then beat in the salt.
  • Fold the chocolate-walnut mixture into the egg yolk mixture.
  • Then fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.
  • Place in a well greased 9-inch springform pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes, then turn the oven off and leave in for 10 more minutes, until firm to the touch and golden around the edges.
  • Cool in the pan, then serve.
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