Gateau St. James

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by spatchcock


Top Review by WhiteSnake

This cake has a very good chocolate flavor. I would have rated it higher but it turned out so dry that it crumbles when cutting. I don't think I'll be making it again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Spray 10-inch springform pan and line bottom with parchment round.
  3. Spray again and dust with cocoa powder.
  4. Grind chocolate and almonds in food processor until fine.
  5. Cream butter and sugar.
  6. Add yolks one at a time, beating well.
  7. Add chocolate/almond mixture and blend well.
  8. Beat whites to soft peaks.
  9. Mix 1/3 of whites into chocolate mixture to lighten (it will be stiff).
  10. Fold remaining whites into chocolate mixture.
  11. Bake until tests done, about 30 minutes.
  12. Cool.
  13. Unmold upside down on to platter.

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