Belly, the jaffa torte!
I call this torte 'Belly' because there's a navel and a whole lot of Lindt in it!
with a pound of chocolate and a navel orange, this is the perfect 'occasion' cake.
birthday, dinner party or just to show off, Belly will wow anyone you serve her up to!
here we go:
pre-heat your oven to 350f.
Put the orange in a saucepan and fill with water.
Bring to boil and let it
simmer away for 20 minutes.
Put the butter, broken chocolate and sugar in a saucepan (low heat...don't
scorch that precious chocolate!) and melt everything.
Remove saucepan from
Remove a 1/4 cup of the chocolate mix and put aside for the ganache.
Beat 2 whole eggs and the 4 egg yolks (one at a time)into the chocolate mix.
Beat the egg whites with electric beaters. add the salt and cream of
tartar and beat until the whites form billowy soft peaks.
Cut the boiled orange into quarters, remove the stem and any seeds.
Place the orange in a food processor and pulse. Add the almond meal, flour and baking powder. Blitz everything for 30 seconds.
Add the chocolate mixture and
Pour all of this into the mixing bowl with the egg whites andgently fold it all through.
Pour into 2 (greased and lined) 9inch springform pans and bake for barely
Let cooked cakes cool in the pans.
Take the 1/4 cup of chocolate mix that you put aside, heat it a little (15 seconds in the microwave), add the liqueur and cream. Heat the marmalade (20 seconds in the microwave) and strain it into the chocolate mix.
Pour 1/3 of this ganache over the bottom cake, place the second cake on top
then pour the rest of the ganache over the top.