Chocolate possesses a number of interesting technical properties not dissimilar from wine. The region, the surrounding vegetation and the soil are some of the key factors in the character of the cocoa bean and the overall taste of the chocolate. The origin of the Chocolate Cherry Almond Torte recipe is not clear but what is clear is that the quality of the chocolate significantly influences the result. For the purposes of this article, I have taken the vintage Chocolate Cherry Almond Torte recipe and re-developed it so that it is suitable for gluten-free, refined sugar-free and grain-free dietary options. It is a great make-ahead cake and one that will feed a crowd.
Chocolate Cherry Almond Torte – Gluten Free, Refined Sugar-Free, Grain Free
Equipment: 9 – 10″ x 2” high Spring Form pan with removable bottom