Brownie Ganache Torte

  4 reviews
  • 40|min prep time
  • 4|hr|50|min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 16 servings


1 1/4
cups graham cracker crumbs
cup almond toffee bits
tablespoon packed brown sugar
cup butter or margarine, melted

Chocolate Layer

cup heavy whipping cream
tablespoon coffee-flavored liqueur or strong brewed coffee
cup semisweet chocolate chips


(18.4-oz.) box Pillsbury™ Family Size Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
tablespoons water
egg whites
cup chopped slivered almonds, toasted*


Unsweetened whipped cream, if desired


  1. 1 Lightly butter bottom only of 10-inch springform pan or spray with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, toffee bits, brown sugar and 1/4 cup melted butter with fork until crumbs are coated. Press in bottom of buttered pan.
  2. 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream over medium-low heat until hot. Stir in liqueur. With wire whisk, stir in chocolate chips until smooth. Remove from heat. Place 1/4 cup chocolate mixture in small microwavable bowl; set aside for drizzle. Pour and carefully spread remaining chocolate mixture over crust. Freeze 20 minutes.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, heat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, mix brownie mix, 6 tablespoons melted butter and the water; beat 50 strokes with spoon (mixture will be thick). In small bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed 1 to 2 minutes or until soft peaks form. Add to brownie mixture, beat with electric mixer on low speed just until blended, about 30 seconds (batter will appear lumpy).
  4. 4 Remove crust from freezer. Spread batter over chocolate layer. Sprinkle almonds evenly over top.
  5. 5 Bake at 325°F. for 45 to 60 minutes or until center is puffed and set and edges are firm (middle will be soft). DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool on wire rack 2 hours.
  6. 6 Run knife around side of pan; remove side. Microwave reserved chocolate mixture on High for 10 to 15 seconds until desired drizzling consistency; drizzle over torte. To serve at room temperature, cool an additional hour. Or refrigerate until serving time. If desired, top individual servings with unsweetened whipped cream.




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