Chocolate Torte

Ingredients

  • CHOCOLATE BISCUIT BASE
  • 175g Doves Farm Digestive Biscuits
  • 50g butter
  • 50g plain chocolate
  • CHOCOLATE TOPPING
  • 125g plain chocolate
  • 2 tbsp amaretto or orange juice
  • 100g golden syrup
  • 200ml double cream

Method

Biscuit Base

  1. Grease a little butter around the inside of an 8”/20cm round dish or loose-bottomed tin.
  2. Put the biscuits into a bag and crush them into fine crumbs, or crush them in a blender.
  3. Put the butter and chocolate into a saucepan and heat gently until just melted.
  4. Add the mixture onto the crushed biscuit crumb and mix well.
  5. Tip the mixture into the prepared dish and smooth the top.
  6. Chill the biscuit base.

Chocolate Topping

  1. Gently melt the chocolate until just runny.
  2. Stir in the amaretto or orange juice and golden syrup.
  3. Put the cream into a large bowl and beat until thick.
  4. Gently stir in the chocolate mixture.
  5. Spread the mixture over the prepared biscuit base and chill for at least an hour before serving.