200g unsalted butter
200g dark chocolate, 70% cocoa solids, broken into pieces
5 free-range medium eggs
200g caster sugar
A few drops of vanilla extract
100g ground almonds
cocoa powder, for dusting
How to Bake it:
Preheat the oven to180°C/fan 160°C fan/gas 4. Butter and line the sides and base of a 20cm spring-form or loose-bottomed tin.
Gently melt the butter and chocolate in a pan, stirring until smooth.
Using an electric whisk beat the eggs and sugar for 5 minutes until billowy and the thickness of pouring custard.
Whisk the warm chocolate mix into the egg mix; add a few drops of vanilla. Then, using a large metal spoon, carefully fold in the ground almonds.
Pour into the prepared tin, bake for 35-40 minutes or until set with a light crust. Leave to cool in the tin until warm then carefully transfer to a serving plate. Dust with cocoa powder and Enjoy!
I absolutely loved this recipe. I hope you love it too and have fun baking it! I would love to see your photo results. I am going to upload mine too next time I bake it for my family. Happy Cooking! x
Here is the recipe link: http://www.marksandspencer.com/s/food-and-wine/desserts/chocolate-torte?extid=fb14&stop_mobi=yes