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Flourless Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe

This chocolate cake does not use any flour or any grain, so it is naturally gluten-free. Serve directly from the pan, as the cake is impossible to get out of the dish in one piece ... Why not reduce the quantities and cook in a small heart shaped dish this Valentine's Day ?

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5.0 (2 votes)

Posted by: michael




15 - 30 mins

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Baking Sweet

You will need

250g butter OR Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
250g salted butter Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
250g good quality cooking dark chocolate

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250g light raw cane Muscovado sugar More products
6 eggs, whites and yolks separated

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  • Preheat your oven at 180C.
  • Gently melt the butter and the chocolate using a bain-marie : put the butter and chocolate together in a medium sized bowl. Place this bowl in a pan containing some water, enough to reach the level of the chocolate and butter, but not so much that it overflows into the bowl containing the butter and chocolate.
  • Whisk the egg yolks and the sugar until the mixture turns white.
  • Incorporate the melted butter and chocolate mixture.
  • Whisk the egg whites and gently fold them into the chocolate mixture.
  • Pour into a pie dish and bake for about 20 minutes.
  • The cake will rise and then fall again, leaving a raised crust on the sides of the dish.
  • Serve warm or cold, directly in the pie dish, with some whipped double cream maybe.

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