Chocolate-Orange Torte

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Serves 8
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
45
minutes

Ingredients

1
2 1/4-ounce package slivered almonds (1/2 cup)
4
oranges
1
20-ounce package double-chocolate muffin mix
1
cup
sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Lightly coat a 9-inch round cake pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  2. Finely chop the almonds. Grate 1 teaspoon orange zest from one of the oranges and cut strips of zest from another to use for garnish. Squeeze 1 1/2 cups juice from the oranges.
  3. Prepare the muffin mix according to the label directions but substitute 3/4 cup of the orange juice for water and blend in the chopped almonds and grated zest.
  4. Pour into pan. Bake 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool torte in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan.
  5. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the sugar and the remaining 3/4 cup orange juice. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until slightly reduced and thickened, about 10 minutes.
  6. To serve, spoon the sauce over the torte and garnish with the orange-zest strips.
     If you made it from scratch: 2 1/2 hours.

 

Jane Kirby
August 2001

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 491
  • Calcium 55 mg
  • Carbohydrate 81 g
  • Cholesterol 17 mg
  • Fat 17 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Iron 2 mg
  • Protein 6 mg
  • Sat Fat 5 g
  • Sodium 366 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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