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Flourless Chocolate Cake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 8

For true chocoholics, this decadent creation is pure heaven. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

8
oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped
4
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped
3/4
cup unsalted butter, cubed
1/4
teaspoon salt
6
eggs, room temperature
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
Powdered sugar or unsweetened baking cocoa, as desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Microwave chocolates and butter in large microwavable bowl uncovered on High in 1-minute increments until mixture can be stirred smooth, 3 to 4 minutes. (Or melt on stove in saucepan over low heat.)
  • 3
    In another large bowl, beat eggs and granulated sugar with electric mixer 10 minutes. Mixture will lighten and become thick. Fold in chocolate mixture with large rubber spatula. Pour into pan.
  • 4
    Bake about 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 5
    Cool completely; remove from pan. Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar or cocoa before serving.

Expert Tips

  • The cake batter will almost completely fill a 9x2-inch round pan. As cake bakes, top will puff up over top of pan like soufflé, and top will crack slightly. This is normal and should be expected.
  • Use a springform pan for easy removal.
  • To make stencil, place fork and spoon crossed on top of cake. Sprinkle cake with powdered sugar, and then carefully remove fork and spoon.

Nutrition Information

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