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Flourless Chocolate Decadence Cake

Flourless Chocolate Decadence Cake

5 from 2 votes
This Flourless Chocolate Decadence Cake is a rich and moist chocolatey cake, a chocolate heaven for all chocolate lovers out there. This cake consists of a mousse-like texture chocolate cake that simply melts in your mouth, beautifully decorated in a flower pattern with a silky chocolate ganache.
Servings 14
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 7 oz (200g) semisweet chocolate
  • 2/3 cup (150g) unsalted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup (135g) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2g) salt
  • 1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract rum extract
  • 1/4 cup (30g) cocoa powder

Chocolate Ganache

  • 5.5 oz (150g) semisweet chocolate
  • 5.5 oz (150g) whipping cream

Instructions
 

Prepare the chocolate cake.

  • Preheat the oven to 325F (160C). Grease with butter a 8 inch (20cm) pan and line with parchment paper.
  • Melt chocolate and butter over a bain-marie until smooth. Let cool slightly.
  • Meanwhile mix the eggs with sugar and salt using a whisk or mixer until thick and light yellow, for about 5 minutes. Mix in vanilla extract or your favorite extract (mint, rum, almond, pistachio etc).
  • Add melted chocolate and mix until well combined.
  • Using a spatula fold in the cocoa powder.  Pour mixture into the prepared pan.
  • Place the pan into a larger baking tray and add hot water, up to halfway of the pan.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 25 minutes and remove the pan from the baking tray.
  • Let cool completely in the pan and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

Prepare the Chocolate Ganache for Decoration.

  • Place chocolate and whipping cream in a heatproof bowl and place over a pan with simmering water. Melt over low heat.
  • Let cool at room temperature until thickens to a piping consistency.
  • Transfer the chocolate ganache to a piping bag fitted with 1M tip.
  • Decorate the cake and sprinkle some crushed freeze-dried raspberries.
  • Cut with a hot knife, cleaning the knife after each cut. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Serving: 1 servingCalories: 288kcalCarbohydrates: 27.1gProtein: 3.3gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 12.6gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 140mgPotassium: 175mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 23.5gCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
Calories: 288kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, chocolate cake, chocolate recipes