Hazelnut Torte

Hazelnut Torte

Hazelnut Torte


Hazelnut Torte Recipe

Hazelnut Torte

6 eggs, separated

1 cup sugar

1 ¾ cups finely ground hazelnuts

Pinch salt

Chocolate icing, coarsely chopped hazelnuts and fresh mint, optional


In a large bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar until thick and lemon-colored.  Stir in nuts.

In another bowl, beat egg whites and salt until stiff peaks form.  Fold a small amount into batter until no streaks of white remain; add remaining whites.

Pour into an ungreased 9 inch springform pan.  Bake at 350 F. for 35-40 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched.  Invert pan; cool completely.

Just before serving, remove sides of pan.  If desired, drizzle with icing, sprinkle with nuts and garnish and mint.            10-12 servings


(Recipe for Hazelnut Torte came from Taste of Home (tasteofhome.com)


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