A truly eye-catching dessert that willwow your guests. This luscious chocolate torte with a hint ofpeanut butter is finished with a rich chocolate glaze and dustedwith gold.
Recipe: Nestle® TreasureTorte Dusted with Gold
Torte:1 (12-ounce) package bite-size peanutbutter-filled chocolates – divided use
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).Grease and flour a 9-inch springform pan. Coarsely chop all but12 Nestl Treasures; set aside.
Melt morsels and butter in a large metalbowl set over a saucepan of gently boiling water; stir untilsmooth. Remove bowl from heat; cool mixture for about 10 minutesor until lukewarm. Stir in sugar, vanilla extract and 1/4 teaspoonsalt. Add yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition.Stir in flour until thoroughly blended.
Beat egg whites with remaining 1/8 teaspoonsalt in a large mixing bowl until stiff peaks form. Beat 1/4of egg whites into chocolate mixture to lighten. Fold in remainingegg whites gently but thoroughly. Gently fold in chopped NestlTreasures. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake on middle oven rack for 35 to 40minutes or until wooden pick inserted about 2-inches from edgescomes out slightly sticky. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.Remove side of pan; cool completely. Invert onto rack; removebottom of pan. While torte cools, prepare Ganache Glaze.
For Ganache Glaze: Bring whipping creamto a boil in a small saucepan; add chopped chocolate. Reduceheat to low. Stir until completely smooth. Let stand for about10 minutes, or until slightly thickened.
Invert torte onto serving platter; spreadGanache Glaze evenly over top and sides. Refrigerate for 2 hoursor until ready to serve.
To Serve, cut torte into 12 wedges. Placeremaining Nestl Treasures on top of each wedge. Drizzleserving plates with caramel topping; place torte wedge on top.Sprinkle with gold dust and gold flakes.
1 (12-ounce) package NESTL TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet ChocolateMorsels
10 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3/8 teaspoon salt – divided use
5 large eggs, separated
1/3 cup all-purpose flourGanache Glaze:
1/2 cup whipping cream
3 (2-ounce) NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet ChocolateBaking Bars, chopped
1 (12.5-ounce) jar caramel ice cream topping
1 container small gold dust or flakes
Makes 12 servings.
Preparation Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 40 mins
Cooling Time: 2 hrs refrigerating
Nutrtitional Information Per Serving (1/12of recipe): Calories: 670 Calories from Fat: 340 Total Fat: 38g Saturated Fat: 21 g Cholesterol: 130 mg Sodium: 330 mg Carbohydrates:77 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 47 g Protein: 8 g
Recipe and photograph are the propertyof Nestl ® and Meals.com, used with permission.
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