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Bittersweet Chocolate Torte

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 12 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 139

Total Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 110mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 11g

Protein: 3g

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Make this for: Snack

Category: Desserts

This Recipe Makes: 12 Serving(s)


Sometimes chocolate is best when its left bittersweet, and this recipe is one of those times! Rich chocolate flavor with an equally rich Chocolate Glaze topping.

What you'll need

  • 6 tbsp. margarine
  • 4 oz unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/3 cup apricot spread-able preserves
  • 2 tsp. instant coffee crystals
  • 1 med egg yolk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 36 packet(s) artificial sweetener or 1-1/2 cups measurable sweetener
  • 3 med egg whites
  • 1/8 tsp. cream of tarter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 container Rich Chocolate Glaze - optional (recipe below)


  • Step 1
    Rich Chocolate Glaze: Heat margarine, chocolate, milk, apricot preserves and coffee crystals in small pan, whisking frequently, until chocolate is almost melted. Remove pan from heat; continue whisking until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.
  • Step 2
    Whisk in egg yolk and vanilla, add sugar substitute, whisking until smooth. Beat the egg whites and cream of tarter to stiff peaks in large bowl. Fold chocolate mixture into egg whites; fold in combined flour and salt. Lightly grease bottom of 8-inch round cake pan and line with parchment or baking paper. Pour cake batter in pan.
  • Step 3
    Bake in preheated oven, 350-degree oven until cake is just firm when lightly touched, 20 to 25 minutes, and toothpick comes out clean (Be careful to not overbake). Carefully loosen side of cake from pan with small sharp knife, which will keep cake from cracking as it cools. Cool cake completely in pan on wire rack; refrigerate until chilled, one to two hours. Remove cake from pan and place on serving plate. Spread with Rich Chocolate Glaze, if desired.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Starch: 1/2
  • Fat: 2