Torta Caprese

From WikiDotMako
Torta Caprese
Dietary Restrictions: Diet::vegetarian
Meal: Meal::dessert
Servings: Servings::8-10

This is a flourless, gluten-free chocolate cake from Capri!


  • 14 Tbsp unsalted butter (200g)
  • 7 oz bittersweet chocolate (200g)
  • <3/4 cup sugar
  • 9 oz almond meal (255 g)
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • pinch of salt
  • Confectioner's sugar for top


1. Line 8 or 9" round baking pan with parchment paper. Butter the sides.

2. Melt the butter and chocolate together on the stove or on a bain-marie till smooth. Set aside to cool.

3. Preheat oven to 375F.

4. Beat egg whites with a pinch of sugar till stiff peaks.

5. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks with sugar until smooth and lemony-colored. Add salt, chocolate-butter mixture, and almond meal. Mix till combined.

6. Fold in egg whites gently.

7. Bake at 375F for 45-55 minutes.

8. Remove from pan, let cool. Dust with confectioner's sugar before serving.