Pecan Torte

pecan torte

 

Ingredients

Torte: 

    • 2 cups finely chopped or grounded pecans. (you could use walnuts instead)

 

    • 1/3 cup of flour

 

    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

 

    • 1/4 teaspoon of salt

 

    • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks), softened

 

    • 1 1/4 cups of sugar

 

    • 5 large eggs, separated yolks and whites

 

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

pecan torte

For the Chocolate Glaze: 

  • 2 Tablespoons of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of softened unsalted butter, (1 stick)
  • 5 ounces (150grams) dark or milk chocolate

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Directions: 

  • Preheat your oven to 350F.
  • Spray or butter up your cake pan (I used 9″ springform pan).
  • Mix dry ingredients together: 2 cups nuts, 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/3 cup of flour.

torte

Torte

  • Beat 1 cup of softened unsalted butter (2 sticks).
  • Add in half of the sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract; keep beating until creamy.
  • Add in 5 egg yolks one at a time.

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  • In a separate bowl, mix together egg whites until frothy.
  • Add in the rest of the sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • Beat together until fluffy and stiff.

pecan torte

  •  Using a large spatula, fold the egg whites mix into the butter.

pecan torte

  • With spatula add into the dry ingredients (nuts, flour, baking powder).
  • Put into the greased pan.

pecan torte

  • Bake for 50-60 minutes. (Or until you stick a toothpick in it, and pick comes out clean.)

Chocolate Glaze: 

  • Over barely simmering water, put a bowl on top and melt 5 ounces of chocolate.
  • Add in 1 stick (1/2 cup) of unsalted butter. Melt.
  • Turn heat off and whisk 2 tablespoons of heavy cream until glossy.

pecan torte

  • Pour on cake when cake cools down.
  • Ready to enjoy!

pecan cake

Yield: 5

Strawberry Roll

ingredients:

    • 2 cups finely chopped or grounded pecans. (you could use walnuts instead)
    • 1/3 cup of flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
    • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks), softened
    • 1 1/4 cups of sugar
    • 5 large eggs, separated yolks and whites
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Chocolate Glaze: 

  • 2 Tablespoons of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of softened unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 5 ounces dark or milk chocolate (150g)

instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350F.
  • Spray or butter up your cake pan (I used 9″ springform pan).
  • Mix dry ingredients together: 2 cups nuts, 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/3 cup of flour.

Torte

  • Beat 1 cup of softened unsalted butter (2 sticks).
  • Add in half of the sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract; keep beating until creamy.
  • Add in 5 egg yolks one at a time.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together egg whites until frothy.
  • Add in the rest of the sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • Beat together until fluffy and stiff.
  •  Using a large spatula, fold the egg whites mix into the butter.
  • With spatula add into the dry ingredients (nuts, flour, baking powder).
  • Put into the greased pan.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes. (Or until you stick a toothpick in it, and pick comes out clean.)
  • Chocolate Glaze: 

    • Over barely simmering water, put a bowl on top and melt 5 ounces of chocolate.
    • Add in 1 stick (1/2 cup) of unsalted butter. Melt.
    • Turn heat off and whisk 2 tablespoons of heavy cream until glossy.
    • Pour on cake when cake cools down.
    • Ready to enjoy!
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