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Salted Pistachio Chocolate Torte

I created this decadent chocolate torte recipe for Levels Health. We all love desserts and there are ways to enjoy treats without a blood sugar spike and crash. This dairy-free delicious treat is loaded with healthy fat, fiber and protein. 

If you like this torte recipe, I am sure you will love this dairy-free treat; Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake Bars or if chocolate is more your thing try my Paleo Chocolate Cake with Bittersweet Mocha Frosting. 

Why You’ll Love This Recipe For Chocolate Torte

This decadent chocolate torte produces a minimal glucose response when eaten alone and a level glucose response when eaten at the end of a healthy meal.

Ingredients Needed To Make Chocolate Torte

For the crust:

  • pistachios
  • macadamia nuts
  • dates
  • cinnamon

For the filling:

  • coconut cream – This is the cream at the top of a can of full fat coconut milk.
  • dates – I like to use Medjool dates in my desserts.
  • dark chocolate – The darker the better.
  • coconut oil – Any kind of coconut oil will work in this recipe.
  • vanilla – I prefer to use real vanilla extract when I bake.

Toppings

  • pistachios
  • sea salt

Equipment Needed To Make This Torte Recipe

  • 6″ springform pan
  • food processor or blender
  • measuring cups and spoons

How To Make Chocolate Torte

Crust

  1. Chop the nuts, dates, cinnamon and salt in a food processor until fine and press into the bottom of your spring-form pan.
  2. Set in the crust in the refrigerator to chill while you make the filling.

Filling

  1. In a double boiler or a saucepan on the stovetop, melt the coconut cream, dark chocolate, and coconut oil.
  2. Once melted and combined, pour the chocolate mixture into a blender or food processor and add the pitted dates and vanilla and blend until very smooth.
  3. Pour the chocolate filling into the chilled crust and allow to set up in the refrigerator until firm, about 2 hours.

For serving

  1. Dust the top of the torte with a bit of Maldon coarse sea salt and chopped pistachios.
  2. Enjoy!

Storage

I suggest you store this dairy-free Chocolate Torte in the fridge in an airtight container so it keeps it shape.

Pro Tips

  • Place the can of coconut milk in the fridge for a few hours before you want to prepare this torte. It will make the separation of the cream and liquid easier.
  • Buy shelled, unsalted pistachios and unsalted macadamia nuts.
  • If possible, use organic cinnamon, I find is really has a superior taste.

FAQs

What nut can I substitute for the macadamia nuts?

If you can’t find macadamia nuts you can use brazil nuts or cashews.

Can I buy coconut cream?

If you don’t have canned coconut milk you can use coconut cream. Coconut cream is usually sold in a carton or a can.

Can I use any kind of dates to make this torte?

Yes, any kind of dates will work in this chocolate torte.

Can I use chocolate chips in this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute dark chocolate chips for the dark chocolate as long as the total amount is the same.

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chocolate torte topped with pistachios and coarse sea salt

Salted Pistachio Chocolate Torte

Beth Bollinger of Nest Wellness
I created this decadent chocolate torte recipe for Levels Health. We all love desserts and there are ways to enjoy treats without a blood sugar spike and crash. This dairy-free delicious treat is loaded with healthy fat, fiber and protein. This decadent chocolate torte produces a minimal glucose response when eaten alone and a level glucose response when eaten at the end of a healthy meal.
4.85 from 13 votes
Course Dessert
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
 

For the Crust

For the Filling

Toppings

Instructions
 

Crust preparation

  • Chop the nuts, dates, cinnamon and salt in a food processor until fine and press into the bottom of your spring-form pan.
  • Set the crust in the refrigerator to chill while you make the filling.

Filling Preparation

  • In a double boiler or a saucepan on the stovetop, melt the coconut cream, dark chocolate, and coconut oil.
  • Once melted and combined, pour the chocolate mixture into a blender or food processor and add the pitted dates and vanilla and blend until very smooth.
  • Pour the chocolate filling into the chilled crust and allow to set up in the refrigerator until firm, about 2 hours.

For Serving

  • Dust the top of the torte with a bit of Maldon coarse sea salt and chopped pistachios.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

If you enjoyed this dairy-free treat, check out my Frozen Strawberry Cheescake Bars 
Or if you prefer chocolate enjoy my Paleo Chocolate Cake with Bittersweet Mocha Frosting. 
Keyword chocolate, dairy free, healthy dessert, torte
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