Triple chocolate torte

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Sugar
¼ cup Cocoa
3 tablespoons All-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon Baking powder
4 Bittersweet (1-ounce) chocolate squares; finely chopped
½ cup Boiling water
2 Egg yolks
2 tablespoons Chocolate syrup
4 Egg whites
½ cup Sugar
Sifted powdered sugar

Stir together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; add chopped chocolate squares and ½ cup boiling water, stirring until chocolate melts. Stir in egg yolks and chocolate syrup.

Beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy. Add ½ cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar dissolves (2 to 4 minutes).

Stir one-third of egg white mixture into chocolate mixture; fold in remaining egg white mixture. Pour into a lightly greased 8-inch springform pan.

Bake at 375° for 35 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove sides of pan, and cool (cake will be cracked on top). Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Makes 10 servings.

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Recipe by: Southern Living

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #1031 by Suzy Wert <SuzyWert@...> on Jan 22, 1998

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