X-Treme Chocolate Double Nut Caramel Ladyfinger Torte
You can never have too many Southern recipes, so give X-Treme Chocolate Double Nut Caramel Ladyfinger Torte a try. One portion of this dish contains about 9g of protein, 57g of fat, and a total of 784 calories. This recipe serves 12. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 35 minutes. If you have domino 10-x confectioners sugar, crème de cacao, nestlé toll house semi-sweet chocolate morsels, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it.
Microwave chocolate morsels at HIGH 90 seconds or until melted, stirring at 30 second intervals; cool 5 minutes, and set aside.
Split ladyfingers, and stand halves around edge of a 9-inch springform pan, placing rounded sides against pan; line bottom of pan with remaining halves. Reserve remaining ladyfingers for other uses.
Spread hazelnut spread evenly over ladyfingers on bottom of pan.
Cook caramels and 1/3 cup whipping cream in a medium saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, just until melted. Stir in pecans until coated; spoon caramel mixture evenly over hazelnut spread.
Beat 1/3 cup confectioners sugar and cream cheese in a medium bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy.
Add crme de cacao; beat until blended. Beat in melted morsels until blended.
Beat remaining 2 cups whipping cream in a medium bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer until stiff; fold into cream cheese mixture, and spoon evenly over caramel layer in pan.
Shave baking squares with a vegetable peeler evenly on top.
Sprinkle evenly with 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar. Chill 1 hour.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Nutella for hazelnut spread.
Recommended wine: Riesling, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
Southern can be paired with Riesling, Sparkling Wine, and Zinfandel. In general, there are a few rules that will help you pair wine with southern food. Food-friendly riesling or sparkling white wine will work with many fried foods, while zinfandel is great with barbecued fare. The Domaine Leseurre Dry Cuvee Classique Riesling with a 4.8 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 23 dollars per bottle.
Domaine Leseurre Dry Cuvee Classique RieslingDomaine Leseurre’s Riesling juice is fermented 100% in stainless tanks. While on its lees, the wine is hand-stirred (bâtonnage sur lies) once per month, for 11 months. This process develops an additional complexity of flavors and aromas. This dry Riesling has scents of citrus blossoms and lemon zest, layered on the palate with hints of pear. This riesling pairs well with trout amandine, raw oysters and is a lovely aperitif.