Valentines Chocolate Fantasy Torte for YOU

Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies
Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies

February 14th is tomorrow.

Hello LOVE, hello happiness.

And yes, hello to all of you, my dear readers.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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My top recipe for today is….

Valentines Chocolate Fantasy Torte.

50 shades of grey will be dismissed if you try this torte.

This torte says, born for food porn.

So, let’s do it.

Shopping Time

  • flour, baking soda, salt
  • chocolate, water, cocoa
  • brown sugar, white sugar, butter, eggs
  • yogurt, vanilla extract
  • white chocolate, whip cream, blueberries
  • Nutella, cheese

Equipment

-Mixer

-baking sheet 13×18

-bowls

Line a 13×18 baking sheet with an aluminum foil.

Valentines Chocolate Fantasy Torte

Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup white sugar

4 large eggs (room temperature)

1/2 cup yogurt

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups flour (AP)

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1 1/2 cups boiling water

4 oz semisweet chocolate (chopped)

1/4 cup cocoa

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Nutella Filling

2 cups Nutella

8 oz cheese

1 cup whip cream

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Blueberry white chocolate filling

3/4 cup heavy cream

2 and 1/2 cups white chocolate chips

3/4 cup fresh blueberries

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Instructions

In a bowl #1 mix 1 1/2 cups flour, 1 tsp baking soda and salt.

Using bowl #2 combine the following:

1 1/2 cup boiling water, 1/4 cocoa and 4 oz chopped chocolate.

Mix all ingredients until chocolate is melted.

Set aside to cool.

Beat 1 cup butter and both sugars until light. (about 5 min.)

Add 4 eggs (one at a time) and beat well after each addition.

Then add 1/2 cup yogurt, 1 tsp vanilla extract.

Mix it.

Alternate adding the flour mixture with chocolate mixture.

(3 addition flour, 2 addition chocolate or flour+chocolate+flour+chocolate+flour)

Be sure all ingredients are incorporated.

Pour the batter into the prepared baking sheet.

Bake from 20 to 25 minutes and 325 F.

Cool it.

When you are ready to assembly the torte, cut into 3 equal pieces. (width = 4 inch)

The size is 4 x 13 for each layer. (the rest of the cake you can eat)

Nutella Filling

In a bowl mix 8 oz of cheese (Philadelphia).

Add 2 cups Nutella and mix again.

In another bowl mix whip cream.

Add whipped cream into cheese/Nutella mixture and mix until incorporated. (don’t over mix)

Keep in the fridge.

Blueberry white chocolate filling

For detailed instructions click on the link Step by Step – How to make Blueberry White Chocolate Filling

Wash blueberries with a mixture of 3 parts water and 1 part white vinegar.

Rinse under cool water and dry.

Now find your food processor.  I hope you have it.

Add 3/4 cup of blueberries into a food processor.

Process until smooth, about 1 minute.

Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl.

Set aside.

Blueberry White Chocolate frosting from the best food blog 5starcookies -add blueberry juice and mix
Blueberry White Chocolate frosting from the best food blog 5starcookies -add blueberry juice and mix

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Add white chocolate chips into 4 cup measuring glass (or bowl).

Boil 3/4 cup heavy cream in a small saucepan.

Pour over white chocolate chips.

Leave it for 5 minutes. (don’t mix)

After 5 minutes, using a hand mixer mix white chocolate and cream.

The mixture should be smooth.

Cool it. (about 1 hour)

When you have your white chocolate mixture cooled add blueberry juice.

Mix using a spatula or wooden spoon.

Keep in the fridge until ready to be used.

Assembly

Layer 1 + Nutella Frosting

Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies -assembly the torte
Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies -assembly the torte

Layer 2 + Blueberry White Chocolate Frosting

Layer 3 + Nutella Frosting

Chill for five hours before serving.

Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies -enjoy your Valentine's day
Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies -enjoy your Valentine’s day

Store in the fridge, cake will keep for 4 days.

To print the recipe, please check the box below. (Thank you)

Valentines Chocolate Fantasy Torte for YOU
Author: 
Recipe type: Dessert
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Amazing treat for Valentine's Day. And remember Valentine's day can be every day. Don't wait for Feb 14th to make this torte.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 4 large eggs (room temperature)
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups flour (AP)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1½ cups boiling water
  • 4 oz semisweet chocolate (chopped)
  • ¼ cup cocoa
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  • Nutella Filling
  • 2 cups Nutella
  • 8 oz cheese
  • 1 cup whip cream
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  • Blueberry white chocolate filling
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 2 and ½ cups white chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup fresh blueberries
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. In a bowl #1 mix 1½ cups flour, 1 tsp baking soda and salt.
  3. Using bowl #2 combine the following:
  4. ---1½ cup boiling water, ¼ cocoa and 4 oz chopped chocolate.
  5. Mix all ingredients until chocolate is melted.
  6. Set aside to cool.
  7. Beat 1 cup butter and both sugars until light. (about 5 min.)
  8. Add 4 eggs (one at a time) and beat well after each addition.
  9. Then add ½ cup yogurt, 1 tsp vanilla extract.
  10. Mix it.
  11. Alternate adding the flour mixture with chocolate mixture.
  12. (3 addition flour, 2 addition chocolate or flour+chocolate+flour+chocolate+flour)
  13. Be sure all ingredients are incorporated.
  14. Pour the batter into the prepared baking sheet.
  15. Bake from 20 to 25 minutes and 325 F.
  16. Cool it.
  17. When you are ready to assembly the torte, cut into 3 equal pieces. (width = 4 inch)
  18. The size is 4 x 13 for each layer. (the rest of the cake you can eat)
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  20. Nutella Filling
  21. In a bowl mix 8 oz of cheese (Philadelphia).
  22. Add 2 cups Nutella and mix again.
  23. In another bowl mix whip cream.
  24. Add whipped cream into cheese/Nutella mixture and mix until incorporated. (don't over mix)
  25. Keep in the fridge.
  26. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  27. Blueberry white chocolate filling
  28. Wash blueberries with a mixture of 3 parts water and 1 part white vinegar.
  29. Rinse under cool water and dry.
  30. Now find your food processor. I hope you have it.
  31. Add ¾ cup of blueberries into a food processor.
  32. Process until smooth, about 1 minute.
  33. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl.
  34. Set aside.
  35. Add white chocolate chips into 4 cup measuring glass (or bowl).
  36. Boil ¾ cup heavy cream in a small saucepan.
  37. Pour over white chocolate chips.
  38. Leave it for 5 minutes. (don’t mix)
  39. After 5 minutes, using a hand mixer mix white chocolate and cream.
  40. The mixture should be smooth.
  41. Cool it. (about 1 hour)
  42. When you have your white chocolate mixture cooled add blueberry juice.
  43. Mix using a spatula or wooden spoon.
  44. Keep in the fridge until ready to be used.
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  47. Assembly
  48. Layer 1 + Nutella Frosting
  49. Layer 2 + Blueberry White Chocolate Frosting
  50. Layer 3 + Nutella Frosting
  51. Chill for five hours before serving.
  52. Store in the fridge, cake will keep for 4 days.
  53. Enjoy.

ENJOY!

Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies
Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies

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Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies -enjoy this torte and share
Valentines Chocolate Fantasy from the best food blog 5starcookies -enjoy this torte and share

Happy Valentine’s Day!

2 thoughts on “Valentines Chocolate Fantasy Torte for YOU

  1. OMG, this cake is perfect for Valentine’s day.
    It looks so yummy!
    And who doesn’t like that much chocolate.
    I just printed recipe.
    Can you make Nutella or Blueberry filling in advance?

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