Flourless Chocolate Cake

This Flourless Chocolate Cake is such an easy and delicious dessert recipe! Dusted with powdered sugar, this classic cake is always a big hit!

Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe

A couple weeks ago I had to decide what dessert to make for a friend who has a gluten free diet and I was completely stumped at first. What could I possible make with no flour?! After picking my brain, I thought hey why not a flourless chocolate cake?!

Since I am no gluten-free baker, I used the help of Epicurious.com for this one and adapted it slightly.

I was so pleasantly surprised at how simple and fudgy delicious this cake was. Kind of brownie like consistency. I would recommend it for sure. My only complaint was how thin the cake was, so be prepared for that. I found that once I put it onto a cake stand and dusted it with powdered sugar and raspberries, it looked great. I might even double the recipe next time for a thicker cake.

Hope you enjoy!

Pardon my Instagram Photos here, but you’ll start by placing your chocolate and butter over a double boiler until melted and smooth.

 

Mix your chocolate with sugar, eggs and cocoa powder, then transfer to your springform pan and bake!

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

This Flourless Chocolate Cake is such an easy and delicious dessert recipe! Dusted with powdered sugar, this classic cake is always a big hit!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 312kcal
Author: Jenny
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Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 5 oz bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. and line an 8 inch springform or tart pan with parchment paper and spray with non stick cooking spray.
  • Cut up chocolate into small pieces and place over a double boiler with butter. Stir until melted. Transfer to a medium mixing bowl and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Whisk in sugar, eggs and cocoa powder. Pour into prepared springform pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until baked through. Let cool for 10 minutes then release springform pan. Let cool completely before cutting into wedges.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and top with raspberries. Serve room temperature.

Notes

Recipe Adapted from Epicurious.com

Nutrition

Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 451IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg
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