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Almond Chocolate Torte Recipe
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Almond Chocolate Torte Recipe

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This no-bake chocolate dessert from Rhonda Lanterman of Terrace, British Columbia has a tasty almond crust and smooth fluffy filling that's almost like a mousse. "It's so simple to make ahead of time and so delicious," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped

Directions

  1. Set aside 1 tablespoon almonds for garnish. Chop remaining almonds; sprinkle into a greased 9-in. springform pan. In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool slightly.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Beat into cream cheese mixture. Beat in melted chocolate until smooth. Fold in whipped cream.
  3. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with reserved almonds. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Almond Chocolate Torte in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p57

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Reviewed Jul. 6, 2011

Super easy and totally yummy!!!

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Reviewed Jan. 5, 2011

All I have to say is YUM-O! This was really easy to make. I added some almond extract to the cream cheese mixture. Before I figured this out I accidently added it to my melted chocolate and it ruined the texture of my chocolate. My family loved this so much I spooned the filling into small individual bowls and covered to let them set in the fridge - portion control!

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Reviewed Nov. 26, 2010

i tried with orange extract(taste ok) and with raspberry extract which tasted amazing

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Reviewed Oct. 19, 2009

So easy to make and very chocolatey. I took it to a party and everyone loved it. I added a little almond extract to the filling.

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Reviewed Aug. 19, 2009

I am going to make it and use Splenda in place of the sugar, low fat cream cheese and Dove sugar free chocolates. I have made these substitutes with many dessert recipes with success.

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