Torta Caprese with Marbled Raspberry Cream

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Torta Caprese with Marbled Raspberry Cream

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10
Servings
10min
Prep
1hr30min
Total

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    Description

    An Italian classic, this cake combines almond flour with chocolate and butter. The result is a crisp exterior and a fudgy interior that's perfect with fresh whipped cream.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 10
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    Torta Caprese
    8 oz.bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
    1 c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    6egg yolks, at room temperature
    2 tbsp.orange liqueur, optional
    1 c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar, divided
    2 c.Hy-Vee almond flour
    6egg whites, at room temperature
    2 c.Hy-Vee sliced almonds
    Hy-Vee powdered sugar, to garnish
    Marbled Raspberry Cream
    1 c.Hy-Vee heavy whipping cream
    ¼ c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    2 tbsp.raspberry syrup
    Fresh raspberries, optional

    Things To Grab

    • 9-inch springform pan
    • Parchment paper
    • Microwave-safe bowl
    • 3 large bowls
    • Electric mixer

    Directions

    1. Preheat to 325 degrees. Grease a 9-inch springform pan and line the bottom with a round of parchment paper.
    2. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the chocolate and butter on MEDIUM for 15 second increments, stirring after each time, until the chocolate is completely melted and thoroughly combined with the butter.
    3. In a large bowl, beat egg yolks and orange liqueur with an electric mixer until light colored and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Gradually beat in 2/3 cup granulated sugar. Beat in the chocolate mixture. Stir in the almond flour until completely incorporated.
    4. In another large bowl, beat egg whites with the remaining 1/3 cup granulated sugar until doubled in volume and soft peaks form. In three additions, gently fold the whites into the chocolate mixture.
    5. Pour the batter into prepared pan and smooth the top. Arrange almond slices side by side on the top of the cake until completely covered.
    6. Bake 1 hour 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
    7. Cool 20 minutes before removing sides of the springform pan, then cool completely on a wire rack. Turn cake upside down onto a plate and remove parchment paper. Turn cake right-side up again using plate and sift powdered sugar on the top.
    8. Prepare Marbled Raspberry Cream: Using an electric mixer, in a large bowl beat heavy whipping cream, granulated sugar and vanilla extract until fluffy and soft peaks form. Fold in raspberry syrup just until partially incorporated.

    9. Serve with Marbled Raspberry Cream and fresh raspberries, if desired.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    740 Calories per serving
    1 slice

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 60g
    • Cholesterol: 190mg
    • Sodium: 60mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 49g
    • Protein: 15g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 20%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 15%
    0%
    Calcium 15%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Fall 2016.