Chocolate Raspberry Torte

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Chocolate Raspberry Torte

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 2 hours

Number of servings: 12

Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup plus 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa
    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
    • 1 cup fat-free milk
    • 1 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted
    • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 4 large egg whites
    • 1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
    • 3 pints fresh raspberries
    • 1 Tbsp confectioners sugar

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a 9-inch round cake pan with vegetable cooking spray. Coat bottom and sides with 2 tsp cocoa. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt and 1 cup of sugar into a large bowl.

Combine milk and remaining 1/2 cup of cocoa in a small saucepan. Whisk over medium heat for 5 minutes until mixture thickens. Remove from heat, and whisk in melted chocolate and vanilla until smooth. Whisk cocoa mixture into dry ingredients until blended.

Beat egg whites in a large mixer bowl on medium speed until foamy. Gradually beat in remaining 1/4 cup of granulated sugar. Gradually increase speed to medium-high, and beat to stiff peaks. Gently fold 1/3 of egg whites into chocolate mixture with a rubber spatula. Then, fold in remaining whites just until smooth.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes. Invert cake onto a plate; invert again onto wire rack and cool completely.

Split cake into two layers. Remove top layer; place bottom layer on serving plate. Spread jam over bottom layer; place top layer over jam, cut side down.

Garnish with 1/2 cup fresh raspberries per serving. Sift with confectioner’s sugar over top.



Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Raspberry Torte  
Serving Size 
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 20
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 29g
Protein 4g  
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 4%
Iron 8%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 2
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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