Chocolate Walnut Torte

Recipe by Iron Bloomers
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 30
    Ritz crackers, crushed fine
  • 34
    cup broken walnuts
  • 1
    cup mini chocolate chip
  • 2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 3
    egg whites, room temperature
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • Topping
  • 1
    (2 ounce) envelope Dream Whip
  • 2
    tablespoons unsweetened cocoa (Hershey's)
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • 12
    cup milk, very cold
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Combine and set aside: crackers, nuts, chips and baking powder.
  • With electric mixer, beat egg whites till frothy. Slowly beat in sugar a bit at a time until all in and egg whites are glossy and almost as stiff as for angel cake.
  • Fold in cracker mixture, gently but well.
  • Pour into ungreased 9-inch pie pan.
  • Bake at 325° for 25-30 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • • Topping: While pie is baking, combine Dream Whip, cocoa and sugar in mixing bowl; add milk, blend well.
  • Place bowl in fridge while pie bakes.
  • Once pie is cool, whip topping to stiff peaks.
  • Spread on pie leaving 1-inch band around edge (for looks).
  • Sprinkle with chopped nuts, or shaved chocolate.
  • Chill overnight.
Advertisement