Friday, 27 November 2015

Flourless Chocolate Cake

As the festive season draws closer we would like to celebrate with something different 
To show your appreciation bake this cake for the chocolate-lovers in your family. 
Today we will be sharing a wonderful recipe from The Liz McGrath Collection 

What is a Flourless Chocolate Cake
It is a type of cake made from aerated chocolate custard and it wows with its smooth and luscious texture.
It is also simple to make. 
Flourless Chocolate Cake

Makes one
85g unsalted butter
225g 70% dark chocolate, finely chopped
6 large eggs, separated
125g granulated sugar

Preheat oven to 135 degrees Celsius.
Melt the chocolate and butter over a bain-marie. 
Let it cook slightly, then whisk in the egg yolks.
In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites till soft peak then start gradually adding the sugar. 
Continue whisking until stiff peak and glossy.
First fold half the whites into the chocolate then fold in the rest. 
Pour into a greased cake tin and bake for 45 to 50 minutes at 135 degrees Celsius. 
The cake will pull away from the side when cooked. 
Cool on a cake rack and dust with icing sugar. 

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