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Flourless Chocolate-Walnut Torte

  • prep: 20 mins
    total time: 1 hour 25 mins
  • servings: 10

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Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter, room temperature, for pan
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for pan
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 cup ground toasted walnuts, plus 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts, for serving

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8-inch round cake pan. Line bottom with parchment; butter parchment and dust with cocoa.

  2. Step 2

    Melt 1/2 cup oil and 8 ounces chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water, stirring, until smooth. Remove from heat; whisk in sugar. Whisk in eggs, 1 at a time. Whisk in cocoa, vanilla, and salt; fold in ground walnuts. Spread batter in pan.

  3. Step 3

    Bake until set, about 35 minutes. Let cool completely, preferably overnight. Run a knife around edge to loosen; remove from pan.

  4. Step 4

    Melt remaining 2 ounces chocolate and 1 teaspoon oil in same manner as in step 2; spread on cake. Sprinkle chopped walnuts in center. Cut into wedges; serve.

Source
Martha Stewart Living

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