Recipes Kilauea Torte Kona Cafe Polynesian Resort

1 cup melted chocolate chips
1 cup heavy cream

Scald the cream in a saucepan, pour over melted chips, stir till thoroughly mixed and set aside to cool.

Cookie Dough:
1 cup butter (unsalted)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sifted cocoa poweder
1 1/5 cups all purpose flour

In an electric mixer cream butter and sugar till smooth. Add vanilla and salt and mix well. Combine cocoa and flour and add to butter. Mix until just well blended. Mixture will be slightly dry. Form into 6 medium and 6 small balls using all of the dough. Place med. balls into buttered muffin tins dusted with cocoa powder. Press dough evenly to the sides of and bottom of tin. Flatten small balls into circles large enough to cover the tops of the tortes. Set aside.

Next – make the peanut butter cream

1 cup peanut butter
1 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk

Combine ingredients and mix well.

Place one tablespoon of the peanut butter mixture into bottom of the prepared large muffin tins. Pour 1/3 to 1/2 cup ganach over peanut butter in tins, filling almost to the top of the dough. Cover the tops with dough circles and press firmly to seal. Chill for 30 minutes then place in a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Remove and let cool completely before removing from tins.

To serve, heat tortes in a 200 degree oven for 5 minutes. remove, place on plate and top with whipped cream.