Indulging in a slice of rich, velvety chocolate torte is a luxurious experience that transcends ordinary desserts. With its dense, fudgy texture and intense cocoa flavor, a chocolate torte is the epitome of decadence. If you’ve ever wanted to recreate this heavenly treat at home, you’re in luck! In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the steps to make your own chocolate torte, perfect for impressing guests or simply treating yourself to a slice of pure indulgence. So, let’s dive into the world of chocolatey bliss and unleash your inner pastry chef!


  • 1 cup (225g) unsalted butter, cubed
  • 8 oz (225g) dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), chopped
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (60g) all-purpose flour
  • Cocoa powder or powdered sugar, for dusting (optional)
  • Fresh berries, whipped cream, or ice cream, for serving (optional)


Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9-inch (23cm) round springform pan and line the bottom with parchment paper.

In a heatproof bowl set over a pot of simmering water (double boiler method), melt the butter and chopped dark chocolate together, stirring occasionally until smooth and well combined. Alternatively, you can melt them in the microwave in short bursts, stirring in between until melted and smooth.

Remove the melted chocolate mixture from the heat and let it cool slightly.

In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and salt until well combined and slightly thickened.

Gradually pour the melted chocolate mixture into the egg mixture, whisking continuously until smooth and glossy.

Sift the all-purpose flour into the chocolate mixture and gently fold it in until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.

Pour the batter into the prepared springform pan and smooth the top with a spatula.

Bake the chocolate torte in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the edges are set and the center is slightly firm to the touch. The torte will still be slightly gooey in the center, which is perfect for a fudgy texture.

Remove the torte from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes before carefully removing the sides of the springform pan. Allow the torte to cool completely on a wire rack.

Once cooled, dust the top of the chocolate torte with cocoa powder or powdered sugar for an elegant finish.

Serve slices of chocolate torte with fresh berries, a dollop of whipped cream, or a scoop of ice cream, if desired.

Enjoy each luxurious bite of this decadent chocolate torte and savor the rich, intense flavor that’s sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings!

Creating a chocolate torte from scratch may seem daunting, but with this simple recipe, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to achieve bakery-quality results in your own kitchen. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging in a well-deserved treat, this luxurious dessert is guaranteed to delight your taste buds and impress your guests. So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and get ready to experience the ultimate chocolatey bliss with every forkful of this decadent delight!