Carnival's Flourless Chocolate Cake

Recipe by coconutcream
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2
    (8 ounce) packages semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, coarsely chopped
  • 12
    cup butter, do not use margarine
  • 5
    large eggs, separated
  • 1
    tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 14
    cup sugar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease a 9-inch springform pan, and dust with unsweetened cocoa; set aside.
  • Melt chopped chocolate and butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth.
  • Whisk together egg yolks and vanilla in a large bowl. Gradually stir in warm chocolate mixture, whisking until well blended.
  • Beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, beating until sugar dissolves and stiff peaks form. Fold one-third beaten egg white mixture into chocolate mixture; gently fold in remaining egg white mixture just until blended. Spoon batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Let stand in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes before removing sides of pan.
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