Lisa Faulkner’s chocolate and walnut torte recipe

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serves: 8
Skill: easy
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 50 min
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  • A rich and sticky favourite with all the family, this chocolate and walnut torte is the perfect way to end your meal

    Ingredients

    • 120g chopped walnuts
    • 80g chopped dates
    • 80g chopped ready-to-eat dried apricots
    • 80g crystalised pineapple
    • 180g caster sugar
    • 3tbsp plain flour
    • 1tsp baking powder
    • ½tsp ground cinnamon
    • 2 large free range eggs
    • 80g grated dark chocolate

    Method

    • Preheat oven to 150C, gas mark 3

    • Beat the eggs until pale and fluffy

    • Sift the sugar, flour, baking powder and cinnamon and fold in

    • Add the walnuts, dates, apricots, pineapple and grated chocolate and mix well

    • Grease a 22cm loose bottomed cake tin

    • Pour in the mixture evenly

    • Bake for 45-50 mins until golden brown

    • Allow to cool on a cake rack before serving.

    Top tip for making Lisa Faulkner’s chocolate and walnut torte

    Make it a nut-free cake by leaving out the walnuts

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