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!

And welcome to my fantasy land, the Internet sensation called 5starcookies.com

Baking you can trust.

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
 
Prep time
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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.
Author:
Recipe type: Dessert
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
  • ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • 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)
  19. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  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.
  45. -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  46. -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  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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Love and hugs from your favorite food blogger

Cookie

See you soon…

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

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18 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?

    Reply
  2. Hi,
    This cake is the perfection. Trust me.
    It is so moist and chocolaty.
    You can’t stop eating this cake. It is so addictive.
    The combo of white and dark filling is so perfect.
    I absolutely love it.And my family too.
    There was some extra cake from the recipe. My kids took care of that.
    I will be making this recipe over and over again.
    I can’t say enough how good it was.
    Thank you for the recipe.
    It is way easier than you think.
    First I was almost afraid to try it because the recipe is so long.
    Actually, once you start to read instruction you realize it is a piece of cake.
    Both filling are so easy to make. Mix nutella, cheese and heavy cream and you
    have it. The best filling ever.
    Btw, I also made this recipe without white filling and it was delicious.
    A+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    I can’t say enough about this recipe.
    For chocolate and Nutella addict this is the recipe.

    Reply
    • Hi Megyn,
      Thank you so much.
      The cake is amazing.
      And, yes it is so easy to make.
      My formula for baking is KIS (keep it simple)
      Again, thank you for making the cake and visiting 5starcookies.com
      Love and hugs
      from Cookie

      Reply
  3. OMG, your web site is the best.
    I love all of your recipe.(all of them.I am your biggest fan)
    They are so simple.
    Even when the recipe is long you make it so easy.
    Your Opera cake is something I never thought I would try.
    But I did. It was the best cake I ever made.
    My husband loved it. He thought it was bought in our French bakery.
    But I said, no I made it.
    Thank you so much for all hard work you put into this web site.
    Trust me, I am so thankful and every day I check your web site
    because I know there will be something fabulous to make for my family.

    Reply
    • Hi Grace,
      Thank you so much.
      I am so happy that you made Opera cake.
      And I agree with you, it is not difficult.
      Just like everything else in life you have to believe in yourself.
      And if you don’t who will?
      And to me the most important ingredient for baking is LOVE.
      As long as you love it, it will be success.
      Again, thank you so much.
      This blog is for all people like YOU.
      Enjoy the recipes and let me know which recipe you want to try?
      Love and hugs for my biggest fan
      Cookie

      Reply
  4. Sorry I forgot to mention this recipe, (I started to talk about Opera cake and I lost my mind)
    Valentines Fantasy torte is the real fantasy.(trust me you can make it happen)
    My family loved it. And it was so easy to make.
    I can’t believe I am saying this, but anybody can make this recipe.
    The cake is so delish and very easy to make.
    I had some extra cake left, so I just crumbled and used as the topping for my ice cream.
    And I agree with the comment by Megyn, the cake is perfection.

    Reply
    • Yes, Opera cake can do that to you.
      Again I am so glad you loved it. (and your family)
      Valentines Fantasy torte is the fantasy that you can make in your kitchen.
      I always said, if you love chocolate you must make this cake.
      BTW, great idea for ice cream toppings.

      Reply
  5. This cake is one of my favorite.
    It is so light but in same time it is so rich.
    This is one of the recipe I will love as long as I live.
    Thank you.

    Reply
  6. One word: FANTASTIC!
    I love it. One of the best chocolate torte I ever tried.
    Also, very easy to make.
    Combo of white and dark filling is to die for.
    BTW, I did make so many of your recipe.
    And I loved them.

    Reply
  7. So gorgeous! Brilliant recipe.
    Easy to make and then trouble happen…not so easy to stop eating.
    I definitely will be making this cake for Easter.
    Sharing with family and friends is important to me.
    And this recipe is must.

    Reply
  8. I can’t stop eating this cake.
    It is above gorgeous. Another level of delicious.
    If you are reading this, please make this cake.
    It is one of the best cake I ever tried.
    DELISH RECIPE!

    Reply
  9. I love, love this cake.
    It was made at least 10 times in my kitchen,
    My husband love it.
    I can say, this cake is our weekend joy.

    Reply

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