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Flourless Chocolate Cake

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Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (16 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • cut into pieces
  • plus more for the pan
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • plus more for the pan
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • chopped
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • plus more for dusting

Details

Servings 8
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Heat oven to 350° F. Butter a 9-inch springform pan and dust with cocoa powder.

Step 2

In a medium saucepan, heat the butter with ¼ cup of the heavy cream over medium-low heat until the butter is melted. Add the chocolate and stir until melted and smooth; remove from heat.

Step 3

In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, and cocoa powder; whisk in the chocolate mixture.

Step 4

Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and bake until puffed and set, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 1 hour. Run a knife around the edge of the cake before unmolding.

Step 5

Using an electric mixer, beat the remaining 1 cup of heavy cream with the crème fraîche and confectioners’ sugar until soft peaks form. Dust the cake with confectioners’ sugar

Enjoy like a fat kid loves cake!

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INGREDIENTS

  •  1.3 cups beetroot
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 4/5 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Melted dark chocolate

METHOD

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. 
  2. Put the beetroot, eggs, oil and lemon juice in a food processor, and blend until smooth.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the flour and sugar.
  4. Add the blended beetroot mixture, and mix until smooth. 
  5. Add the baking powder and mix until fully incorporated. 
  6. Pour the batter into silicone cake moulds. 
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, or until you a pick comes out clean. 
  8. Top with melted dark chocolate, and enjoy!

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