Baking with Mimi... Chocolate and Lime Torte

Posted on July 13, 2016 by Gillian Dustan | 0 Comments

This is one for all the gluten free Mimi's fans out there. Our Chocolate and Lime Torte has been a well loved favourite at our Bakehouse so we thought we'd share our secret. Enjoy the richness of the dark chocolate and the zingy kick from the lime! 
Love, Gillian x


Chocolate and Lime Torte (Gluten Free)

Ingredients 

  • 6 eggs
  • 250g caster sugar 
  • 500g gluten free flour           
  • 150g dark chocolate
  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 4 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 lime - zest and juice

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/320F/ Gas mark 4.
  2. Whisk together eggs and sugar until it has doubled in volume.
  3. Melt Chocolate and butter over a pan of boiling water until smooth.
  4. Fold chocolate and butter mix into egg mixture. 
  5. Sieve the cocoa powder into the mix. Fold until mixed.
  6. Add ground almonds, lime juice and lime zest, mix well.
  7. Line the base of a spring form tin and pour mix in.
  8. Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes.
  9. Take out the oven and allow to cool. At first it will be high however it will sink.
  10. Dust the top with icing sugar and for an extra zing grate some extra lime zest on top. Enjoy!


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