August 27, 2012

Flourless Chocolate Cake



- 200 gr. of bittersweet chocolate
- 200 gr. of unsalted butter
- 1 c. of sugar
- 5 eggs divided
- 2 tablespoons of flour

1. Combine chocolate and butter in a medium bowl, put on top of a small pot with boiling water and melt completely. Add 2/3 c. of sugar and let it cool, add egg yolks, flour and a pinch of salt.

2. Beat egg whites until they begin to rise, add remaining sugar and beat until hard peaks form, carefully combine both mixtures and pour into a prepared pan. Bake at 350°F for 40-50 minutes.



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26 comments:

  1. I have not made a flour less cake yet and it is something I need to do. Thanks for inspiring.

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  2. Mmmmm nothing quite beats a delicious flourless cake :D

    Cheers
    CCU

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  3. This cake looks wonderful. It would certainly be easy to make it gluten free too. Nice recipe!

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    1. that's a great idea Ina, never thought about that

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  4. I've never made a flourless chocolate cake but this one is certainly tempting me to. I love how you decorated the top with the confectioner's sugar pattern.

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    1. thanks Paula, it was actually easy to make that pattern

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  5. i love the design you made on the top. Flourless cakes and go way bad or way good and yours looks WAY GOOD!

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    1. I know, it can be a bit difficult to make them right, but this one's pretty good

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  6. Would it be bad if I ate that for breakfast, because I want some right now :)

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    1. haha I guess it's not bad, maybe you can have it with a glass of milk ;)

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  7. I yet have to try to bake flourless cakes...your cake sure looks so pretty and elegant. Love it!
    Hope you are having a great week Beti :)

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    1. thanks Juliana! hope you are having a great week as well

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  8. This looks to die for! Flourless are always the best. :)

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  9. Fantastyczne ciasto!!! kocham czekoladowe wypieki. Piękne zdjęcia . Pozdrawiam. Aga

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  10. This looks absolutely delicious, and beautiful photos too! Drooling right now...

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  11. Perfection! This is a family favorite...and I must try your recipe :)

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    1. please try it Lizzy, it's really good

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  12. I love any kind of chocolate cake, this looks to die for!!

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  13. I absolutely LOVE flourless chocolate cake. It is my favourite chocolate cake. Yours looks absolutely amazing. It's 1 o'clock in the morning here and I really need a piece of this cake right now... It looks so delicious!

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  14. A luscious and delectable chocolate treat! Beautiful photos.

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  15. I love flourless chocolate cakes and, if offered dessert at a restaurant and they have one on the menu, that is what I'll order. Yours looks delicious!

    I'm also drooling over your truffles below :)

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  16. I can't believe I've actually never made a flourless chocolate cake! Looks so tasty.

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  17. girl, your presentation and pictures are seriously amazing. you have to really think about doing this professionally, you are GOOD!

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