Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Chocolate Pistachios torte
1 cup Pistachios chopped
1/2 cup Cocoa powder
1/3 cup Coconut flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking soda
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Chips
6 Eggs separated
1/4 tsp Cream of tartar
1/3 cup Coconut oil melted
2 tsp Vanilla extract
3/4 cup Honey
1/2 cup Hot fresh brewed coffee (unsweetened)
Preheat oven at 350F grease a 10'' round cake pan or 2 8'' round.
In a mixing bowl mix cocoa powder, coconut flour, corn starch, salt, baking soda, 1/2 cup of pistachios and chocolate chips. Set aside.
In another bowl whisk egg yolks with vanilla extract and honey.
Into a bowl of an electric mixer whip the egg whites with cream of tartar until foam picks.
Add egg yolk mixture to dry ingredients, stir until smooth, add oil and coffee mix throughly.
Fold in the egg whites and pour into prepared pan and sprinkle with the rest 1/2 cup of pistachios.
Bake at 350F for 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool completely and decorate with fresh strawberries.