CHOCOLATE TORTE WITH WALNUTS (or hazel nuts)

CHOCOLATE TORTE WITH WALNUTS (or hazel nuts)

1/3 cup butter
2/3 cup fine granulated sugar
5 medium eggs, separated
1 whole egg
3 oz. semi-sweet chocolate
1 cup (or more) of grated walnuts or hazel nuts

Cream butter with sugar. Add egg yolks and whole egg mixing well. Melt
chocolate, cool slightly and add to the above mixture. Add the grated
nuts. Mix. Beat whites and fold them into the mixture.

Butter well a 10" Springform pan, and sprinkle with dry breadcrumbs.
Put batter into pan and bake in preheated 350 F. oven for app. 50
minutes. Use the kniting needle test for donness. Cool and glaze.

Glaze:

3/4 cup apricot jam
4 oz sweet dark chocolate
1/2 cup sugar
4 Tblsp water
1 tsp vanilla

Cover top and sides of Torte with apricot jam. Melt the rest of the
ingredients over a low flame mixing constanly. Remove from heat and
poor over Torte.