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Hungarian Esterhazy torte is a rich dessert consisting of chocolate buttercream sandwiched between four layers of s...

  • Sponge Cake:
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 1 3/4 ounces sugar
  • 1 3/4 ounces GROUND almonds (not chopped)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 large egg whites
  • stiffly beaten
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon OR 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • Chocolate Buttercream:
  • 10 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • chopped
  • 1 pound softened UNSALTED butter
  • 5 large egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Apricot Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup melted apricot jam mixed with 1 tablespoon hot water
  • Easy Fondant Icing:
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • Garnish
  • 2 ounces melted semisweet chocolate mixed with 1/4 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces toasted or untoasted sliced almonds
3.4/5 (133 Votes)

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Preheat the oven to 350F. Line an 8 inch springform with parchment paper or lightly grease with baking spray

  • Chocolate Cake
  • 3/4 cup (169 grams) butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup (150 grams) sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup (210 grams) all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp (8 grams) baking powder
  • 1 tbsp (5 grams) cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 oz (58 grams) semi-sweet chocolate melted
  • Chocolate Frosting
  • 2 cups (480 ml) heavy whipping cream
  • 13 oz ( 364 grams) semi-sweet chocolate
  • Chocolate shavings to decorate
3.4/5 (129 Votes)

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rich, easy dessert for chocolate lovers

  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 300g full fat soft cheese
  • 60g desiccated coconut
  • 250g digestive biscuits
  • crumbled
  • to decorate icing sugar and coconut curls
2.2/5 (64 Votes)

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