Thanksgiving Dessert of the Day: Chocolate Almond Torte

By: Kate Andersen

Here at FoodNetwork.com we’re all for eating dessert first, which is why we’re sharing some of our favorite Thanksgiving Dessert recipes with you each day this week. We’ve already given a shout out to Paula’s perfectly classic Old Fashioned Sweet Potato Pie, but if the chocolate lovers out there are looking for something sweet to sink their teeth into, check out this Chocolate-Almond Torte. Sliced nuts, fresh orange zest and a hint of dark rum spice up the flavors without distracting from the main attraction: just-sweet-enough dark chocolate cake.

For hundreds more ideas, recipes and menus for your feast, check out FoodNetwork.com/Thanksgiving.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Secret Ingredient Sides

Jazz up your Turkey Day sides with unexpected ingredients. Forget same old, same old sides, The Kitchen's got three new ideas to perk up your Thanksgiving feast.

Best 5 Thanksgiving Desserts

Check out Food Network's top-five Thanksgiving desserts to find recipes for family-friendly sweets from Giada, Alton, Sunny and more Food Network chefs.

Best 5 Thanksgiving Desserts

This Thanksgiving, look no further than Food Network's best Thanksgiving desserts for classic recipes to serve as the perfect ending to your meal.

10 Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

Planning your turkey day menu? We’ve got something for every kind of sweet tooth, filled with fall flavors.

Thanksgiving Desserts: Something for Everyone

Cooking for a crowd this holiday? Stumped by how to accommodate family members with special dietary needs? We’ve got sweet ideas for everyone.

Thickening Fruit Pies — Thanksgiving Tip of the Day

When thickening a fruit pie filling, there are several options to consider. Very often flour or cornstarch is used, but in certain instances tapioca, arrowroot and potato starch can also help achieve the desired consistency.

Make and Freeze Pie Dough — Thanksgiving Tip of the Day

If you're using homemade pie crusts, make the dough now and freeze it in freezer bags for Thanksgiving.

Outside the Chocolate Box: Valentine’s Day Dessert Ideas

This Valentine's Day, think outside the box of chocolates and whip up one of these homemade treats for your sweetheart. Get the recipes.

On TV