No-Bake Vegan & Gluten Free Chocolate Torte

Yield: 8-10 servings

Cook: 2 hours 20 minutes

Tessa Arias No-Bake Vegan & Gluten Free Chocolate Torte is mouthwatering with a crazy luscious texture. No one will guess the secret ingredient! [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chocolate Torte[/caption] This incredible dessert is...

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12 Responses to “No-Bake Vegan & Gluten Free Chocolate Torte”

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    Urvashee — September 14, 2012 at 7:45 am

    I have yet to try avocados in a dessert but I keep seeing it. This looks so yummy, I’m going to have to give it a try now!

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    Emily — September 14, 2012 at 8:13 am

    Is there a nice, easy substitution for arrowroot powder? I don’t have any on hand. Failing that, where would I be able to find it?

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      Tessa — September 14, 2012 at 8:37 am

      You can use about 2 teaspoons of cornstarch instead. Arrowroot is in some grocery stories in the baking aisle or spice aisle or at many health food/ specialty stores (like Whole Foods).

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    Francesca — September 14, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    If your mom actually has an allergic reaction or similar issue with cane sugar, you almost certainly wouldn’t be able to use regular chocolate chips, right? I doubt they’d have any other kind of sugar added to them unless they were a specialty brand. Just a thought!

    Otherwise, looks delish!

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      Tessa — September 14, 2012 at 2:16 pm


      Sunspire makes a vegan cane sugar-free chocolate chip product that they sell at my local health food store:

      Also some brands use beet sugar in their packaged foods. Of course, if I couldn’t find that I could always use unsweetened chocolate and increase the maple syrup in the recipe if needed. Just didn’t think that info was necessary for the post since most people can have sugar and if they can’t, they know what products to buy!

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    swati — September 16, 2012 at 2:19 am

    thats a great recipe using some great ingredients. I use arrowroot powder in some soups. Would love to try out this recipe.

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    Cat — September 16, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    My sister is vegan and this looks absolutely perfect, love the crust in particular!

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    Jill — September 17, 2012 at 7:17 am

    I wouldn’t have thought something this awesome would be possible either. Looks great, and love that it’s refined sugar free!

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    Melanie — September 20, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    I am so happy to have stumbled on this! My sister is lactose AND gluten intolerant and I have been wracking my brain for a suitable birthday dessert for her…this fits the bill, plus, she LOVES peanut butter :)

    Does the peanut butter flavor come through? Do you think I could increase the PB to make it a bit more of a PB & chocolate torte?

    Thank you!!!

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    Ashley — September 24, 2012 at 7:51 am

    Always love when avocados are added to dessert. Chocolate avocado pudding is one of my favorite things ever. I’ve never seen a flour-less torte like this. It sounds perfect!

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    Vicki — January 24, 2013 at 1:14 am

    I can’t do nuts at all. Will the consistency be off if I just skip the nut butter in the filling?

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      Tessa — January 24, 2013 at 9:16 am

      Hi Vicki – I’m not sure this is the recipe for you then because the crust has 2 cups of nuts that you can’t really substitute anything for. If you just want to make the filling I think it would be okay to skip the nut butter.

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