Date and Chocolate Torrone Recipe | Yummly

Date and Chocolate Torrone

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11Ingredients
20Minutes
230Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 ounces dried currants
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (chopped)
  • 10 1/2 ounces dark chocolate (chopped)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces shortbread cookies (broken into chunks)
  • 3 1/2 ounces candied orange peel (finely chopped)
  • 2 1/2 ounces pitted dates (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup roasted almonds (coarsely chopped)
  • cocoa powder (to dust)
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    Directions

    1. Line base and long sides of two 9 x 4 inch loaf pans with parchment paper. Combine currants and brandy in a bowl; cover and set aside 1 hour.
    2. Place butter and chocolate in a heatproof bowl. Stir over simmering water until melted and smooth.
    3. Beat eggs and sugar together until pale and thick. Stir in chocolate mixture, currants and brandy; gently fold in remaining ingredients until just combined.
    4. Spoon into prepared pans and spread out. Cover surface with plastic wrap and smooth out; refrigerate overnight, until set.
    5. Remove plastic wrap, turn out onto a board and dust with cocoa. Slice and serve, or cut in half lengthways and wrap to give as a gift.
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    NutritionView More

    230Calories
    Sodium1% DV25mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein4% DV2g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories230Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol40mg13%
    Sodium25mg1%
    Potassium160mg5%
    Protein2g4%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars19g38%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium2%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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