Cakes and Frostings

Flourless Dark Chocolate Torte

Talk about simplicity: this elegant torte is made with five ingredients and takes just a few minutes’ prep before going into the oven.






  • 1 cup (2 sticks) Challenge Butter
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375⁰F. Butter the sides of a 7 to 8-inch spring form pan and line bottom with a round of parchment paper.
  • 2
    Melt butter in microwave in a 2-quart batter bowl. Blend cocoa and sugar into melted butter.
  • 3
    Whisk in eggs and vanilla. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 4
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until center tests done.
  • 5
    Allow cake to cool. Remove side ring from pan. Transfer cake to serving plate and dust with powdered sugar. Slice in thin slices.
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    Gluten-free recipe