Did you know that 72% of Canadians selected chocolate as their favourite sweet flavour according to a recent survey conducted by Loacker, the Italian heritage brand specializing in premium wafer biscuits. To celebrate Canada’s love for chocolate, Loacker is sharing an impressive, yet simple Chocolate Torte recipe. Made with fewer than 10 ingredients, layers on layers of chocolate and garnished with course sea salt, this recipe is sure to have you drooling!
Loacker Chocolate Torte
– 1 package Loacker Dark Chocolate Quadratini, crushed
– 6 TBSP unsalted butter, melted
– 3 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
– ½ cup heavy cream
·-1 cup 35% whipping cream
– Coarse sea salt, to garnish
Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine crushed Quadratini and butter in a medium bowl until incorporated and press firmly into a 9-inch pie plate, in the bottom and up the sides. Bake for 5 minutes and let cool completely in the pan. Place 3 cups of chocolate chips into a large heat-safe bowl. In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup whipping cream just barely to a simmer and pour into the bowl of chocolate chips. Cover bowl immediately with plastic wrap. Let chocolate mixture sit for 5 minutes and then stir with a spatula until smooth and glossy. Pour into cooled crust and let stand until cooled. In a medium glass bowl pour hot heavy cream over remaining chocolate chips, whisking until smooth and pour over cooled torte. Garnish with sea salt.
Loacker can be found at major retailers and in select specialty food store across Canada including Loblaws, Fortinos, Sobeys and Walmart. Products retail approximately for $1.99 CAD to $4.99 CAD. Be sure to try Loacker’s newest wafer flavours being launched this summer – Double Chocolate and Matcha Green Tea. For more info visit www.loacker.ca @loackercanada