Torta Tartufata


Preparation info

  • Makes a

    28 cm

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Limoncello and Linen Water

Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

  • About

This is Marzia’s recipe. She adores baking and is always honoured to give out her recipes. This is a nice, flat chocolate cake. Easy to make, easy to eat. Its name is truffle cake because it is chocolatey and moist.


  • 40 g ( oz) hazelnuts, skinned
  • 100 g (


Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Butter and flour a round 28 cm (11¼ inch) springform cake tin. Toast the hazelnuts in a dry frying pan just enough to draw out their flavour. Coarsely chop the nuts, leaving good texture.

Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the chocola