Chocolate Walnut Torte

Chocolate Walnut Torte
Makes 16
Prep 15 m
Bake 65 m
Microwave 1 m




  1. 1 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch cake pan with nonstick cooking spray. Line bottom with waxed or parchment paper; spray paper.
  2. 2 of 4 In small bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking soda; set aside.
  3. 3 of 4 Microwave chocolate and butter in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl for 1 minute, stirring halfway through; microwave another 15 seconds if necessary and stir until smooth. Whisk in sugar and vanilla, then stir in eggs, buttermilk and 2/3 cup of the walnuts until well blended. Stir in flour mixture until just combined.
  4. 4 of 4 Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 60 to 65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center tests clean. Remove to a wire rack and cool in pan 5 minutes, then invert pan onto wire rack and cool completely. Remove and discard wax paper.


  1. 1 of 2 Place chocolate in small bowl. Heat cream in a saucepan over medium heat until just simmering. Pour over chocolate. Let stand 4 minutes to melt; stir until smooth.
  2. 2 of 2 Place cake on wire rack over baking sheet. Pour glaze over cake; use spatula to smooth over top and sides. Pat remaining 1/3 cup walnuts around top. When glaze is firm, remove cake to a platter and serve.
Nutrition Information for Chocolate Walnut Torte
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Per Serving: 2 g fiber, 332 kcal cal., 73 mg chol., 12 g sat. fat, 4 g pro., 29 g carb., 24 g Fat, total, 80 mg sodium