Chocolate Almond Torte
Recipe type: dessert
A decadent dessert recipe that has health benefits too. Don't feel guilty!
  • 4 eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ½ cup of unsweetened cocoa
  • 1-2 Tbsp of Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur (optional)
  • powdered sugar
  • butter
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  2. In a food processor or blender, beat the eggs until they are light and foamy (about 1 minute)
  3. Add the almonds and process until they are finely ground.
  4. Add the sugar and then cocoa (1 Tbsp at a time until well blended)
  5. Add the Triple Sec.
  6. Butter a 9" pie or cake pan and pour the torte mixture into it.
  7. Place it on the middle rack of the oven and bake for 25-35 minutes or until the torte comes away from the sides of the pan.
  8. Let it cool for 10 minutes
  9. Turn onto a serving plate and dust with powdered sugar.
Recipe by Baby Boomster at