Chocolate Nemesis

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READY IN: 46mins
Recipe by Chef Jean

I got this out of Gourmet Magazine. This is a very rich dessert that goes well with just a little whipped cream.Great for any chocolate over. Using the best chocolate you can get is a good idea, and it is important to use 70% cacao chocolate. Please read through all steps before starting. There are a few different pieces of equipment used to make this. The pans can be lined and greased ahead of time

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate with butter in a large bowl oven a pot of simmering water. Remove from heat when the chocolate is just smooth.
  2. While chocolate is melting beat the eggs with 1/3 cup of the sugar until tripled in volume. About 5 minutes.
  3. Heat remaining sugar in a small sauce pan with the water. Stir into the chocolate mixture until combined. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Add chocolate to egg mixture a little at a time while beating on medium speed. Beat just until combined.
  5. Pour batter into a 10 inch cake pan lined with parchment paper that has been greased with the butter wrapper.
  6. Place pan in a larger pan and fill with enough very hot water to come about half way up the pan.
  7. Bake at 300 for about 1 hour or until cake s just set.
  8. Cool in the water bath for about 2 hours then run a thin knife around the edges of the cake before serving.

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