Holiday Winner Second Year in a Row! Made it two years in a row for Thanksgiving and there wasn't a single morsel left! Did two things differently: separated all eggs and added the beaten whites into the batter to lighten it a tad; skipped the whipped cream and offered pumpkin flavored black tea with it. The torte really doesn't need the whipped cream but if you like it why not. Pros: Everything Cons: Nothing
Not too sweet: just the way we like it! My family really loved this! I made a few adjustments: I coated the top of the torte in a thick layer of whipped cream. But I used maple syrup to sweeten the cream and added about 1/2 tsp of pumpkin spice to it. Then over the frosting like layer I drizzled chocolate. The orange color of the cream and the chocolate looked perfect for Halloween. I will say that the torte by itself tasted a little strange... but I think that I just overcooked it a little. Pros: Not super sweet chocolaty great for halloween Cons: Finicky when baking long time to prep
Very Chocolate-y This was very easy to make and also gluten free. I had a bunch of pumpkin to use and this looked perfect. The torte tastes best the day after you make it if you don't wait it tastes more pumpkin-y. I skipped the pumpkin in the whipped cream because i wanted more chocolate flavor. Instead of that and sugar I used 1TBLS of maple syrup (grade B) to sweeten and vanilla to flavor the whip cream. It is very good I would serve it for company. Pros: chocolate flavor easy to make gluten free
Surprised Enjoyed this recipe and everyone who tried it wanted the recipe. My husband is very picky and he loved it. Can't wait to make it again but this time adding a raspberry sauce instead of the whipped cream. Pros: Lite tasty lots of chocolate flavor not super sweet
Delicious finish to dinner! I changed the recipe slightly - I used dark chocolate cocoa powder and substituted cinnamon into the whipped cream for the pumpkin puree. It was lovely! Well balanced flavor not overpowering. I served leftovers the next day with peppermint chocolate ice cream and it was even better. The torte stayed moist for days - ate the last piece 4 days later and it was still good. Pros: Moist and flavorful light;
Easy to make and great tasting! Made this for a dinner party and was a big hit. Very moist and chocolatey but love that it does not have a lot of sugar. Pros: Very simple and love the combo of spicy flavors and pumpkin with the chocolate. Cons: None
Nice light dessert I was a little worried before I served this. I tried a taste of the torte and a taste of the pumpkin whipped cream separately and I was not impressed. But I served them up together and it was really good. The two compliment each other so well.