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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Need a cake that is delicious, moist and gluten intolerance friendly? Never fear, Flourless Chocolate Cake is here!

Serves 12

Ingredients

  • 375g chocolate (62%  cacao)
  • 250g unsalted butter or margarine
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt

Method

  1. Spray a nine-inch spring form pan with non stick spray. If using a non stick pan, do not spray. Cut a 22cm circle of baking paper and line the bottom of the pan.
  2. Over a double boiler, melt the chocolate and butter or margarine, being careful not to overheat. Stir until smooth. Whisk in the sugar and salt, and stir until combined.
  3. In another bowl whisk eggs just until combined. Add chocolate mixture to eggs and whisk until combined.
  4. Spread batter in the pan. Bake for about 35-40 minutes at 180c until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out fudgey. It should neither be shiny and wet nor completely dry.
  5. Let cool until room temperature. Remove the ring and invert onto a flat plate. Remove the bottom of the pan and the parchment paper.
  6. Cut with a hot, dry knife into 12 pieces.
  7. Serve with whipped cream

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