Chocolate Truffle Cake

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
40 mins
Cook
40 mins

From Somerfield magazine in a section called Fancy Food Fast! Haven't made this yet but it looks yummy. It is also flourless. Cook time does not include chill time, which is overnight/several hours.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C (325 F).
  2. Grease and line with paper a round, 20cm, loose bottomed tin.
  3. Place chocolate and cocoa in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Once melted, remove from heat and allow to slightly cool.
  4. Whip cream until soft peaks.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and sugar until thick (5-8 minutes).
  6. Whip melted chocolate mixture into the egg until well blended.
  7. Fold in cream and Cointreau.
  8. Pour into the tin. Place this in a roasting tin, half fill the roasting tin with boiling water.
  9. Place in oven and bake for 30-40 minutes or until centre is just set.
  10. Remove from heat, allow to stand for 20 minutes. Remove from tray and place in fridge overnight.
  11. Optional toppings: Melt additional chocolate and pipe squiggles onto greaseproof paper. Allow to set then arrange on cake.
  12. Dust cake with cocoa and icing sugar.