Flourless Chocolate Cake

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
2 hrs

This is an outstandingly dense and rich cake. But the best part is how EASY it is to make. From The Gourmet Cookbook.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Butter a 10-inch springform pan, line bottom with a round of parchment or wax paper, and butter paper.
  3. melt chocolate with butter in a medium metal bowl set over a saucepan of barely simmering water, stirring until smooth.
  4. Remove bowl from heat and whisk in sugar.
  5. Add eggs one at a time, whisking well after each addition.
  6. Sift cocoa powder over chocolate and whisk until just combined.
  7. Pour batter into pan.
  8. Bake until top has formed a thin crust and a wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out with moist crumbs adhering, 35-40 minutes.
  9. cool cake in pan on a rack for 10 minutes, then remove side of pan.
  10. invert cake onto a plate and reinvert onto rack to cool completely.
  11. dust cake with cocoa powder before serving.