Almond Chocolate Torte From The Monneaux Kitchen

Posted on Mon February 15, 2021.

This gluten free dessert is one of our favourite sweet treats to make in the Monneaux Kitchen.

Just the right amount of decadence, and very simple to make it in the comfort of your very own home.


• 50 g egg whites
• 50 g icing sugar
• 50 g caster sugar
• ¼ tsp vanilla paste

• Preheat oven to 90°C
• Mix sugars
• Add quarter of the sugar mix to the egg whites and vanilla paste and whip until stiff
• Gradually add the rest of the sugar and whip until stiff and glossy
• Either pipe/smear on baking paper/silicone mat
• Bakein 90°C oven for max 2 hours until meringues are dry


• 300 g dark chocolate
• 150 g butter
• 6 whole eggs
• 100 g caster sugar
• ½ cup flaked almonds

• Preheat oven to 160°C
• Melt chocolate and butter together
• Whip eggs and sugar until pale and triple in volume
• Fold in chocolate to egg mixture
• Pour in baking tin and sprinkle on raw nuts
• Bake for 50-60 minutes

Serve with cookies, fresh cream or ice cream and fresh berries.