Chocolate Almond Torte
finely chopped and pitted
unblanched and finely chopped
Grease with vegetable oil one 10 inch spring-form pan and line with greased wax paper chop nuts and dates.
Process chocolate in food processor or grate on the large cut of food grater In a large bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
add egg yolks one at a time.
Fold in nuts, dates and chocolate pieces In another bowl whip the egg whites until they form soft peaks and fold all but ½ cup into the butter mixture.
Pour into prepared pan - bake for 40 to 50 minutes at 375℉ (190℃).
Let cool for 15 to 20 minutes before turning out.
Melt 3 oz.
white or dark chocolate and pour over cooled cake and refrigerate for at least two hours.
Cut with hot knife.
Serve with fresh cream and maybe rose petals.