Cocoa Pecan Torte

  • prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Made with matzo cake meal, this light and airy chocolate cake is kosher for Passover, though you can also use all-purpose or even almond flour in its place. The rich chocolate glaze makes it all the more elegant.

    Ingredients

    • 6 large eggs, separated
    • 3 tablespoons strong brewed coffee
    • 1 cup granulated sugar, divided
    • 4 ounces pecans, lightly toasted and finely ground
    • 1/2 cup matzo cake meal* (or substitute AP or almond flour)
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons butter or shortening

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 327 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.9%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28.13%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 105 mg 35%
    • Sodium: 95 mg 3.95%
    • Calcium: 11 mg 1.1%
    • Potassium: 81 mg 2.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.59%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 26 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.54%
    • Sugar: 23 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 6.33%
    • Vitamin C 0.14%
    • Vitamin D 12%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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