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Love Bites: Mini Glazed Chocolate Tortes

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What can I say – I love chocolate and I love these mini chocolate tortes. It’s the perfect size to take care of your chocolate fix and if you are looking to please your chocolate craving lover – these mini tortes will do the trick!

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Love Bites: Mini Glazed Chocolate Tortes

The Cake

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 6 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 2 tbsp water

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°
  2. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over low heat.
  3. Stir in cocoa and 3/4 cup of the sugar. Blend until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  4. In the saucepan, blend in flour. Beat in egg yolks. Stir in water. Set aside
  5. In another bowl, beat egg whites until foamy.
  6. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating just until soft peaks form.
  7. Gently fold egg mixture into chocolate mixture. Blend thoroughly.
  8. Evenly divide into a greased and floured 12-cup muffin pan.
  9. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until you can place a toothpick or fork in the center and it comes out clean.
  10. Cool 10 minutes and remove from the pan onto a wire rack.

The Glaze

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar

Directions

  1. Melt 2 tbsp butter in a small saucepan over low heat.
  2. Add 2 tbsp cocoa and 2 tbsp water. Stir constantly until the mixture thickens. Do not boil.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  4. Gradually add confectioner’s sugar, beating until smooth.
  5. Frost each torte and serve

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Terry Dagrosa, founder and publisher of SeductionMeals.com. As President of Digital Marketing Collective and Tara del Mar Productions, she has extensive experience in sales, design, digital marketing and social media. "Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget, so we’re thrilled to introduce our very special and highly-talented contributors and friends.  They’ll share their mouth-watering recipes, cheeky anecdotes and delightfully creative perspectives with all of us. Be sure to check out their websites and follow them, too – we promise you’ll learn to love and cherish them as much as we do!" xoxo

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