Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Kate's Chocolate Hazelnut Torte
Contributed by: KateFrom the Recipe Archives


Simple, easy flour-less chocolate torte.

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1-1/3 cup cocoa
  • + cup ghee
  • + cup vegetable glycerine
  • 1 cup hazelnut meal [or substitute compliant nut meal]
  • 4 eggs separated
  • 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Grease a deep 19cm square tin and line base and sides with parchment paper.
  3. Blend cocoa with hot water in a large bowl until smooth.
  4. Stir in ghee, vegetable glycerin, hazelnut meal and egg yolks.
  5. Beat egg whites in a small bowl with electric mixer until soft peals form: fold into chocolate mixture in two batches.
  6. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 30-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Stand for 15 minutes, then turn onto a wire rack, top side up, to cool.
  9. Dust with sifted cocoa or prepare a sauce to accompany.