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.
- flour, baking soda, salt
- chocolate, water, cocoa
- brown sugar, white sugar, butter, eggs
- yogurt, vanilla extract
- white chocolate, whip cream, blueberries
- Nutella, cheese
-baking sheet 13×18
Line a 13×18 baking sheet with an aluminum foil.
Valentines Chocolate Fantasy Torte
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
2 cups Nutella
8 oz cheese
1 cup whip cream
Blueberry white chocolate filling
3/4 cup heavy cream
2 and 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
3/4 cup fresh blueberries
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
Layer 1 + Nutella Frosting
Layer 2 + Blueberry White Chocolate Frosting
Layer 3 + Nutella Frosting
Chill for five hours before serving.
Store in the fridge, cake will keep for 4 days.
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Valentines Chocolate Fantasy Torte for YOU
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.
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