Flourless Almond Chocolate Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Flourless Almond Chocolate Cake recipe? Learn how to make Flourless Almond Chocolate Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by qmayne

Makes 12 servings



The Flourless Chocolate Cake may be served warm or cold with whipped cream. The cream may be dusted with cocoa powder before serving, and the cake may be dusted with powdered sugar.

Recipe Ingredients for Flourless Almond Chocolate Cake

12 oz semisweet chocolate
5 tablespoons butter
5 tablespoons milk
5 tablespoons finely ground almonds
4/5 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
4 eggs, separated
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Flourless Almond Chocolate Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg F (Gas mark 4 or 180 deg C).

  2. Line a 9 in (23 cm) cake tin with grease proof or other non-stick paper and grease the tin.

  3. Break the chocolate into small pieces and melt it with butter and milk over hot water.

  4. Beat the egg yolks with half of the sugar.

  5. Fold in the melted butter and chocolate mixture.

  6. Fold in ground almonds and baking powder.

  7. Beat egg whites until frothy by using an electric mixer; gradually add the remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.

  8. Fold in the beaten egg whites.

  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Please note that cakes of this type will collapse and look like a pie.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 71.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
145
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.1g
25%
Saturated Fat
8.7g
44%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
61mg
3%
Potassium
194mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
32.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
29.4g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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