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Low Carb Luxury Recipe!
Chocolate Torte

Ingredients for Torte:
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 cups Splenda
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Ingredients for Chocolate Cream Filling:
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup Splenda
  • 1/4 cup Creme de Cacao
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 300°F.

To make Chocolate Cream filling — Combine Splenda, cocoa, vanilla extract, and cream in a small mixing bowl and beat until thick. Add Creme de Cacao and beat until stiff. Set aside.

To make torte — Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and almond extract in a large mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually add Splenda. Continue beating until stiff. Spray cookie sheets with PAM. Spread meringue in three 6-inch circles. Bake in preheated oven 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets immediately. Cool.

Place one layer on serving plate. Spread 1/3 of chocolate cream filling on top. Add another layer and spread with 1/3 of filling. Repeat until filling and layers are used. Sprinkle almonds over top. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.

Makes 10 servings.  5.7 grams of net carbohydrate per serving.

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