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You're new favourite low carb chocolate cake recipes. Made with walnuts, this rich torte is sure to satisfy.

Chocolate Walnut Torte

Rich low carb chocolate torte made with walnuts. This is one of the densest, moistest, richest low carb cakes you will ever eat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 1 9-inch cake
Calories 343 kcal

Ingredients

Torte:

Glaze:

Instructions

Torte:

  1. Preheat oven to 325F and grease a 9-inch round baking pan. Line the bottom with parchment paper and grease the paper.
  2. In a food processor, process walnuts until finely ground. Add sweetener, cocoa powder, espresso powder, baking powder, and salt and pulse a few times to combine.
  3. In a large saucepan set over low heat, melt butter and chocolate together until smooth. Remove from heat and whisk in eggs and vanilla extract. Add almond milk and whisk until mixture smooths out. Stir in walnut mixture until well combined.
  4. Spread batter in prepared baking pan and bake about 30 minutes, until edges are set but center still looks slightly wet. Let cool 15 minutes in pan, then invert onto a wire rack to cool completely. Remove parchment paper.

Glaze:

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring cream to just a simmer. Remove from heat and add chopped chocolate. Let sit to melt 5 minutes, then whisk until smooth.
  2. Cool another 10 minutes, then pour the glaze over the cake, smoothing the sides. Sprinkle top with walnut pieces and chill until chocolate is firm, about 30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Serves 12. Each serving has 2.97g NET CARBS.

Food energy: 343kcal
Total fat: 30.26g
Calories from fat: 272
Cholesterol: 112mg
Carbohydrate: 8.46g
Total dietary fiber: 5.49g
Protein: 9.54g
Erythritol: 15g

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Walnut Torte
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 343 Calories from Fat 272
% Daily Value*
Fat 30.26g47%
Cholesterol 112mg37%
Carbohydrates 8.46g3%
Fiber 5.49g22%
Protein 9.54g19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.