In celebration: Chocolate Orange Almond Quinoa Torte
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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons
  • 3 tablespoons of orange juice
  • of orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons of
  • 1 cup white quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup hot water
  • ¼ cup Dutch process cocoa powder (use the best you can afford, I use Valrhona or King Arthur)
  • ¼ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 1 ¼ cup blanched almond meal flour (Bob's Red Mill IS NOT blanched; you can use but the texture will be more coarse; I buy blanched almond flour at Whole Foods in the bulk bin section)
  • 1 cup cooked and cooled quinoa, packed (reserve extra for another use)
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • zest of 1 medium organic orange
  • 5 large eggs, separated
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½ cup orange olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon Sweet
  • 1 (4-ounce) bar Lily’s Dark Chocolate (stevia sweetened), chopped
  • 2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted European style butter, such as Kerrygold

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