• 80minutes
  • 560calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsLipids, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB1, H, D, E
MineralsNatrium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Cobalt

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 cup unbleached flour

  2. 1/4 cup cocoa powder

  3. 3/4 cup brown sugar (white or evaporated cane juice will also work)

  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  5. 3/4 teaspoon baking soda

  6. 1/3 teaspoon baking powder

  7. 3/4 cup soymilk (shake well before using)

  8. 2 1/2 tablespoons applesauce , unsweetened

  9. 5 tablespoons margarine , softened (earth balance)

  10. 1 cup peanut butter , smooth

  11. 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

  12. 1/4 cup soymilk (estimated, see below directions)

  13. 3/4 cup soymilk (may need a tad less)

  14. 1/4 cup margarine

  15. 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (ghiradelli are vegan, and you may need more or less.)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. For the torte; start by preheating the oven to 325 degrees.

  2. Mix together all of the dry ingredients.

  3. Add the soy milk and apple sauce next and mix well.

  4. Pour into a 9" spring pan (bottom lined with parchment paper, sides lightly greased) and bake for 40 minutes.

  5. Let the torte cool.

  6. While it's cooling, start the peanut butter layer.

  7. Cream together the margarine and peanut butter. Add the powdered sugar in small amounts.

  8. Next add the soy milk in small amounts to lubricate the mixture, using as much as needed. (Do not make it liquidy, just smooth enough to handle).

  9. Spread the peanut butter on the top of the torte only. Peanut butter should be stiff.

  10. Let it chill in the refrigerator while preparing the ganache.

  11. For the ganache, put the margarine and soy milk in a microwaveable bowl and microwave for 2 minutes.

  12. While hot, add the chocolate chips and stir until melted and mixture become the color of the chocolate chips.

  13. Remove the torte from the fridge and pour ganache over the top and side of the torte.

  14. Serve with melted ganache, or return to the refrigerator to chill.


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