Sea Salt Chocolate & Mascarpone Torte ….. Mare Salato Chocolate Torte con Crema di Mascarpone

By Simon  , , , ,   

July 3, 2013

Delicious sea salt infused chocolate torte - sexy and indulgent

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yields: 8 Medium

Ingredients

180 Grams Unsalted butter

150 Grams Caster sugar

5 Eggs

70 Grams Plain flour

300 Grams Sea salt chocolate

1 Pot of marscarpone

1 Handful Cocoa powder

Directions

8 servings if you are quick !!!!!

Preheat the oven (non fan) to 160 degrees and grease a 24cm cake tin.

For the  torte - add the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat with an electric whisk until light and fluffy. Crack the eggs into a   bowl and whisk, add half of the egg mixture slowly a drizzle at a time then add the flour and whisk until they are combined. Then add the other half of the egg mix and beat until fluffy. Melt the chocolate into a velvety texture then fold in and combine until smooth. Pour the mixture into the cake tin and place the  into a pre warmed water bath. Bake for 35 minutes approx / until the cake has set. Remove the  torte from the oven and leave to cool for 10 mins then turn out onto a cooling rack.

For the topping- once the cake has cooled  to just warm ...using a flat edged knife spread the mascarpone  over the entire surface of the cake and  dust with cocoa powder or sea salt chocolate shavings.

Now your cake is ready ...........indulge!

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