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Cherry Compote and Dark Chocolate Torte

Superman Cooks
This indulgent, flourless, dark chocolate torte is paired with a sweet cherry compote to be quite the rich, seductive dessert.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Cake, Dessert
Servings 12 -14 servings

Ingredients
  

  • sticks unsalted butter
  • 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 6 large eggs
  • ¾ C sugar divided
  • Pinch Salt

Cherry Compote

  • Click the link above for the recipe.

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Butter the sides and bottom of a 9 inch springform pan
  • Using a double boiler, place a heat proof bowl over a pan of simmering water making sure the bowl is not touching the water. Melt chocolate and butter and stir until smooth and combined.
  • In a separate large bowl, combine eggs, ½ C sugar and salt and mix with hand mixer until pale and thick, about 6-7 minutes.
  • Fold half of the egg mixture into the chocolate mixture until combined.
  • Add remaining egg mixture and fold until well combined.
  • Pour batter into spring form pan and place in oven and bake until top no longer looks wet and a toothpick inserted comes out mostly clean (about 35-45 minutes).
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before removing from pan.

To prepare the topping:

  • Click the link above.
  • When serving, pour cherries over cake and dust with powdered sugar.