Tantalising Chocolate Torte Honest Mum Food & Drink October 9, 2016 292 Check out my husband Peter’s tantalising chocolate torte! Following this BBC recipe here but with his own little twist, he promises it’s epic! Importantly, it’s super simple to make-I’m told, haha! Ingredients: 200g/7oz 70% dark chocolate, chopped 3 large free-range eggs 110g/4oz unsalted butter, diced 150g/5oz brown sugar 60g/2oz self-raising flour 3 tbsp orange liquor (we like filfa liquor) pinch salt For the chocolate glaze: 100g/3½oz dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), chopped 60g/2oz unsalted butter, diced 1 tbsp orange liquor (optional) Method: Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5. Prepare a 23cm/9in cake tin by lining it with non-stick baking parchment and greasing the sides. Place chocolate in a medium sized bowl over a pan of boiling water. Separate the egg whites from the egg yolks and put into different bowls. Stir the chocolate. Once it’s melted, remove from the heat and beat the butter into the chocolate until it melts into a shiny liquid. Add the sugar to the bowl with the egg yolks and whisk until light and fluffy. Stir the chocolate mixture into the egg yolk mixture and add the orange liquer. Idelaly using an electric whisk, whisk the egg whites with the salt until stiff peaks are formed. Stir a spoonful of egg white into the chocolate batter mixture then fold in the remaining egg whites into the cake mixture. Pour the cake mixture into a greased tin and bake for 40-50 minutes, until it is firm to the touch. Remove and cool for 5-10 minutes, then turn out onto a cake rack to finish cooling. To make the glaze, place the chocolate into a bowl set over a simmering pan of hot water. Once melted beat in the butter and liquer. Leave to cool for 5-10 minutes, until it’s a gloopy mixture. Spread the glaze over the cake and down the sides using a palette knife and serve. Photograph ©Peter Broadbent . Buy my bestselling book in paperback or audio My debut book is my guide to surviving and thriving at work and at home and offers insight into how to create a digital business or return to work with confidence. Mumboss: The Honest Mum's Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home (UK 2nd Edition) Available on Amazon or Audible The Working Mom: Your Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home (US/Canada Edition) Available September 8th 2020. Order now on Amazon Like what you've read? Then why not follow Vicki on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram Never Miss A Post! Subscribe to HonestMum for my weekly email newsletter where I share my new blog posts, blogging tips, event invitations, competitions and news about my new book. I never share your personal data with third parties.