Torte with Chocolate Glaze
3/4 cups walnuts
2 tbsp. cake meal
& rind of 1/2 orange
oven to 350 degrees. Grind 1 3/4 cups walnuts in food processor.
Do not grind to paste. Add 2 tbsp. cake meal and 1 1/2 cups
sugar. Put in small bowl.
eggs. Beat yellows until light and fluffy (about 5 minutes)
with rind and juice of 1/2 orange.
In another bowl beat whites until soft peaks form. Add remaining
1/2 cup sugar slowly until egg white are glossy.
Fold 1/3 of nuts into egg yellows. Fold 1/3 of whites into
egg yolks. Repeat until all in one bowl.
Pour batter into bunt shaped pan. Cook 1 hour or until knife
comes out clean. Cool and invert onto cake plate.
3 oz. bittersweet chocolate
all ingredients in a heavy sauce pan.
over low heat while continuously stirring.
Cool slightly and drizzle over cake. Garnish around top
of cake with walnut pieces.