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Chocolate & Cardamom Torte

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“The ultimate chocolate indulgence - smothered in chocolate sauce for extra wickedness. If you cant find ground cardamom, break open some cardamom pods to release the little black seeds and grind them yourself with a pestle and motar or a coffee grinder.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 350°F
  2. Line a 7in springform cake tin with greaseproof paper.
  3. Melt the dark chocolate together with the butter in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water or in the microwave.
  4. Beat the egg yolks, half the sugar and the cardamom until pale, very thick and creamy. Add the melted chocolate and mix well.
  5. Whisk the egg whites and remaining sugar until stiff. Now carefully fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture making sure you stir it very gently. When mixed, spoon it all into the prepared tin and bake for 20-25 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  6. The finished torte should have a baked-mousse-like consistency.
  7. For the chocolate sauce, bring 7 tbs water to boil add the milk chocolate and cardamom and whisk until thick and glossy. Serve with the torte.

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