Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake

Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake


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About this recipe: A delicious gluten-free cake. The ground almonds sets this flourless chocolate cake apart from others. Serve it warm with caramel sauce and a dollop of whipped cream.


Serves: 10 

  • 200g high quality bittersweet chocolate
  • 125g butter, softened
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 200g finely ground almonds

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Break the chocolate into pieces in a bowl and set the bowl over simmering water to melt the chocolate, stirring occasionally. Let cool a little.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Separate the eggs and add the yolks to the butter mixture together with the ground almonds and melted chocolate. Mix well to combine.
  3. Whisk the egg whites until stiff and add to the batter, mixing gently.
  4. Put the batter into a 20cm round cake tin, and bake for about 20 minutes or until done.
  5. Cool in the tin for about 15 minutes before inverting onto a plate.

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