Monday, March 23, 2009

Chocolate Torta

Torta di Cioccolato

This is a real chocolate fix, every now and then you must indulge in something very chocolaty. I found that this chocolate torta meets that standard! The texture of this cake is smooth and creamy. It can be served with berries, whip cream or even ice cream!

Chocolate Torta

8 ounces bittersweet chocolate
1 cup butter

1 cup sugar
5 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup flour
powdered sugar for dusting

Slowly melt chocolate and butter over low heat, remove from heat. Whisk in sugar, add 1 egg at a time, vanilla, salt and flour. Pour in a buttered 9 or 10 inch pan and bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes. Torta is very moist, cool, wrap and refrigerate. Dust with powdered sugar.

23 comments:

  1. Hi Chuck, I stumbled upon this lovely blog via Laura at Ciao Amalfi!, and I must say it has been one lucky fall!
    I will visit you on a regular basis and above all make that chocolate cake. I am THE ultimate choco-addict.
    Ciao

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  2. Hi Lola I am very glad to have met you and your blog! All I could say is WOW!! And I just got started. Your blog brings me to a place I love, and what a job you do!!
    May I add you to my foodie friends list so that I won't loose you? Me too very addicted to "Chocolate"
    Grazie!

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  3. Wow, can I please come to your house for dinner. You have a very lucky family!!!!
    This cake looks amazing.

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  4. Great Torta... flavor of the Gods!!

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  5. Chocolate... yummy!! that looks terrific!!

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  6. Yes Monika, I am Italian everybody is invited!!
    Your are right my family is lucky. Thank You

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  7. Hey Chef Chuck,

    I have to say the Chocolate Torta is a keeper as far as I am concerned. I am going to a girls night out on Thursday and will be bringing this very wonderful dessert with me. THANK YOU!!!

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  8. Hi Ginger , I am pleased to hear you and your friends are going to enjoy this chocolate heaven!!
    Have fun and enjoy!
    Your welcome.

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  9. This is my kind of sweet fix. Looks incredible!

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  10. Hi Lisa, Your right it's a great fix for our chocolate needs! Thank You

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  11. Wow, look at how gooey this is. Perfect for a chocolate fan like me!

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  12. Hi Bridgett, Your right Gooey Goodness!!
    Thank You

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  13. Please do, Chuck! I would be honored to be one of your foodie friends (although I am underqualified to be called that, I am more of a homefoodie).
    Ciao and come back soon! I will be posting new recipes soon.
    Ciao

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  14. Hi Lola, Thanks for joining my friends list!
    What under qualified, not true your style of a homefoodie is mine too. I learned to cook from the top chef, My Mother! Looking forward to sharing some of our recipes! Grazie!!

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  15. this recipe could get a man married Chuck...

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  16. Hi Joe, It DID!! Hope all is fine.
    Grazie!

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  17. Wow and wow! There is absolutely nothing else to say!

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  18. Thanks so much Jamie for enjoying my foods!!

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  19. It's beautiful and how perfect that most of these ingredients are in my pantry already!!!!

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  20. This one Live.Love.Eat, you have to try this one it is so good, the chocolate is smooth and rich!!
    Thank You

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  21. Thanks for posting this recipe, Chuck! I just made it last night and it turned out great.
    http://theseventhlevelofboredom.blogspot.com

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  22. Hi Ty'sMommy, It looks great !! I am happy you did enjoy! Thank so much :)

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