Flourless Chocolate Cake

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Flourless Chocolate Cake (127)

Yields: 8 Servings

Categories: Cake, Chocolate, Dessert

Ingredients:

4 ¾ oz. Bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate – chopped
4 Eggs – Separated
3 ½ Tbsp. Sugar
¼ Tsp. Cream of Tartar
3 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter


1. Pre-heat the oven to 275 degrees F. Line a 9” round cake pan with wax paper, bringing the sides up 2 inches.

2. Melt the chocolate and butter until smooth.

3. Beat yolks and 1 ¾ tbsp.. sugar until doubled in volume and consistency of whipped cream. Fold into the chocolate mixture.

4. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in 1 ¾ tbsp.. of sugar and beat until stiff. Fold into the chocolate mixture.

5. Pour into pan and bake about 35 minutes - until the cake is springy to the touch. Let cool in the pan.