Low-Fat Chocolate Nut Torte

A Passover Recipe

Preparation info

  • Makes one 9 inch single-layer cake; serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

This light torte is from restaurant consultant and cookbook author Rozanne Gold. It’s easy to put together, low in fat (made with cocoa instead of melted chocolate), pareve (containing no dairy products) and a good Passover recipe.


  • ½ cup walnut pieces
  • ½ cup whole almonds
  • ½ cup


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Scatter the walnuts and almonds in a pie pan and toast until fragrant, stirring once or twice, about 10 minutes. Remove from the oven (leave the oven on); transfer the nuts to a food processor; set aside to cool.
  2. Ligh