Torta Passionata

Torta Passionata

Category: Desserts Entertaining

  • Recipe serves 12 servings

  • Prep Time 20 min

  • Cook Time 20 min

  • Chill Time 4 hr


  • 1/2 cup I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Original Spread

  • 2 cups ground, skinned and toasted hazelnuts

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade

  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream or whipping cream

  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate or bittersweet chocolate, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp. orange liqueur, divided

  • 3 ounces white chocolate, chopped


  • Preheat oven to 325°.

  • Combine 1/4 cup I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread, hazelnuts and sugar in small bowl. Evenly press on bottom and up sides in 9-inch tart pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until crust is golden. Evenly spread marmalade on crust. Cool on wire rack.

  • Meanwhile, bring 1 cup cream just to a boil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat and whisk in semi-sweet chocolate and remaining 1/4 cup Spread until smooth; whisk in 1 tablespoon liqueur. Pour into prepared crust. Refrigerate until set, at least 4 hours or overnight.

  • Meanwhile, melt white chocolate with remaining 1/4 cup cream and 1 tablespoon liqueur in top of double boiler, stirring frequently, until smooth; refrigerate. Serve sauce with torta.

Read Nutritional Facts